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Subtitle: A Vestage of Pro-Slavery.

Title: Colored American - October 5, 1839

Speaker or author: Cornish, Samuel E. (Samuel Eli), 1795?-1858

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on an exchange between Samuel Cornish and Philip Bell regarding a statement published in the Friend of Man newspaper. The Friend of Man's brief statement was from a representative of the New York Anti-Slavery Society saying they would not support the Colored American newspaper until it changed its political point of view.

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

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

Keywords: anti-slavery; Arthur Tappan; Charles B. Ray; Christianity; dignity; Friend of Man; humanity; James G. Birney; morality; New York Anti-Slavery Society; newspaper; Philip A. Bell; political action; politics; religion

People: Bell, Philip A.; Birney, James G.; Cornish, Samuel E. (Samuel Eli), 1795?-1858; Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886; Tappan, Arthur

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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