Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Lesson of the Census.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
Using the recent census results and comparing them with results from previous years, the writer shows the increase in slave and free African American populations in various states. In 1860, Virginia is shown as the state with the largest slave population. The writer predicts emancipation and even sketches its effect on population numbers in the southern states.
Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages
People: Carey, Henry C.