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Subtitle: Right of Suffrage.

Title: Colored American - July 15, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reminds his readers of the importance of the right of suffrage for all Americans. He urges all African Americans to petition the government regarding suffrage legislation and voting rights.

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

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

Keywords: Constitution; freedom; government; laws; Pennsylvania; politics; real estate; Republicanism; State Legislature; voting rights

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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