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Subtitle: Gerrit Smith, Esq. and the Colored American.

Title: Colored American - November 9, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer defends the Colored American and its editors regarding negative remarks made by several prominent African American men in the New York State Anti-Slavery Society.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: abolitionists; newspaper; opinion; slaveholders

People: ; Bell, Philip A.; Cornish, Samuel E. (Samuel Eli), 1795?-1858; Goodell, William; Smith, Gerrit

Organization: New York State Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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