Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: H. Pattinson's Temperance House.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer relates a story of being refused a cup of tea at a temperance house. The proprietor of the house said that he didn't want to upset his customers and so he refused to serve the editor of this paper. The writer expresses his opinion of this refusal and included a letter from Thomas Van Rensselaer expressing a similar point of view.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
People: Van Rensselaer, Thomas