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Subtitle: Crown Lands.

Title: Provincial Freeman - September 16, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer tells his readers that although government land is available in various parts of Canada, people of African descent are being turned away when they try to purchase property. He wants this injustice remedied, and makes suggestions for resolving the problem.

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

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

Keywords: Canada; Chatham; Crown Lands; homestead; Kent; Offical Gazette; prejudice; property; Toronto

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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