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Subtitle: The Coward and Convict.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - June 30, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer briefly comments on the activities of some Irishmen who immigrate to the U.S. His negative remarks are mostly directed towards John Mitchell.

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: Boston; fugitive; Irish; Know-Nothing; prejudice; slave; slave-catcher; Van Dieman literature

People: Mitchell, John

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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