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Subtitle: Call for a North American Convention.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 30, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer tells his readers the details for the upcoming anti-slavery convention to be held in Toronto. To be addressed are issues including the moral, mental, and physical education of those of African descent, along with the idea of abandoning menial employment for agricultural pursuits, and an allegiance to a government that protects their liberty.

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: agriculture; Canada; convention; education; elevation; emancipation; employment; farming; Fugitive Slave Law; fugitives; government; Great Britain; land; liberty; meeting; morality; refugees; Toronto

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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