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Subtitle: Rev. Joshua Leavitt D. D.--A Pervert.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 12, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Dr. Joshua Leavitt, long time leader in the American Anti-Slavery Society, seems now to believe that Colonization is the answer to the question "what do we do with the freed slaves?" The writer comments on Dr. Leavitt's contradictory views.

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

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

Keywords: abolition; Colonization; Declaration of Principles; emancipation; Emancipator; Hayti; society

People: Fabens, Consul; Foster, Abby Kelly; Garrison, William Lloyd; Gay, S. H.; Johnson, Oliver; Ketchum, Hiram; Leavitt, Joshua; Locke, John

Organization: American Anti-Slavery Society; American Colonization Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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