Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: West India Emancipation.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer explains the events surrounding the celebration of the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies that is celebrated on August 1st. The celebration this year included signing petitions to bring about the immediate emancipation of Washington, DC.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
Organization: United Anti-Slavery Society of New York