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Subtitle: To Our Readers.

Title: Colored American - June 22, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer explains that two of the Colored American editors are no longer employed by the newspaper. James McCune Smith has resigned and the other editor (whose name is not mentioned) has retired. The writer emphasizes the goals, objectives, and obligation of the newspaper to its readers. He also emphasizes the commitment of the newspaper to continue publication.

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

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

Keywords: communication; editors; James McCune Smith; newspaper; publication

People: Smith, James McCune

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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