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Subtitle: Letter from Edinburgh.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - July 14, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer comments on a letter published in another newspaper. He believes the intention of the author of this letter is to communicate with well-known Black Abolitionists through newspaper publication. The letter seems to him to draw a comparison between the current state of American slavery and Scottish Reformation.

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

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

Keywords: Christianity; Church; Committee of Arrangements; employment; labor; popery; Reformation; Scotland; Scottish Presbyterianism; serfdom; West Indies

People: Knox, John; Murray, Dr.; Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874; Pomroy, Dr.; Stephenson, William; Still, William, 1821-1902; Stow, Baron

Organization: Young Men's Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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