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Subtitle: A Recent Tour.

Title: Provincial Freeman - March 24, 1853

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer describes his journey through the small towns of Ontario. He emphasizes how little racial prejudice he encountered in Canada and how well people of African descent seem to be doing there.

Description of file(s): three scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: anti-slavery; Baptist; blacksmith; Canada; Church; cordwainer; employment; gunsmith; land; lifestyle; Maine Law; meeting; Ontario; prejudice; property; school; society; temperance; travel

People: Adams, Mr.; Barr, William; Bell, Thomas; Brown, J. L.; Brown, Mr.; Charrily, R.; Cooke, Rev.; Dawson, Rev.; Gardner, Capt.; Garratt, Henry; Garrett, Mr.; Harris, James; Hawkins, Mr.; Hemsley, Rev.; Horton, William; Jones, A. B.; Jones, J. M.; King, Rev.; Lindsey, J. W.; Meritt, H.; Moore, W.; Moss, Nelson; Ryerson, Rev.; Smith, Moses; Smith, Mr.; Taylor, J. W.; Turner, Rev.; West, Rev.; Wilson, Rev. Hiram

Organization: Canadian Anti-Slavery Society; London Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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