Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: What's in a Name?
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)
The writer comments on an announcement in another newspaper that a company is about to put out a line of steam ships called the "Ebonyline." He tells his readers that this action is hypocritical since people of African descent will not be among the preferred passagers.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
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