Subtitle: Gaines' last Letter on "en masse" Emigration.
Title: Provincial Freeman - April 21, 1855
Speaker or author: S.
Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)
The writer comments on a letter regarding Canadian immigration of fugitive slaves written by Mr. Gaines, U.S. politician. He emphasizes the discrepancies in Mr. Gaines' thinking and political rhetoric.
Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: abolitionists; Canada; emigration; Fugitive Slave Law; government; immigration; Kansas-Nebraska Act; law; Missouri Compromise; Nebraska Bill; politics; Slavery; Uncle Tom's Cabin
People: Gaines, Mr.; Greely, Horace
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers