Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Call for a North American Convention.
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
Keywords: agriculture; Canada; convention; education; elevation; emancipation; employment; farming; Fugitive Slave Law; fugitives; government; Great Britain; land; liberty; meeting; morality; refugees; Toronto