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Subtitle: Phoenix School.

Title: Colored American - July 1, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer relates the plight of the Phoenix School, which is about to close due to lack of funding. He tells his readers, however, that money has been left for the benefit of this school through the Will of a philanthropist. This money is now sitting in a bank and not being used as it was intended.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

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

Keywords: Arthur Tappan; children; education; female; Israel Course; Manual Labour College; philanthropy; school; William Turpin; women; youth

People: Course, Israel; Tappan, Arthur; Turpin, William

Organization: Phoenix Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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