Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: W.
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
Tensions between the north and south, issues with suitable discussion topics in Congress, and a war in Florida involving capturing runaway slaves have all put a halt to the forming of a national bank. The writer notes that the cost of these slavery-related events is undermining the country's progress. He emphasizes that the slave states don't produce more than they consume in this respect.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column