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Subtitle: Arrival of Free Colored People from South Carolina.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 26, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

As Southern states secede from the Union, free African Americans from South Carolina are arriving in New York. Free people of color are leaving the south as fast as they can fearing they will lose their freedom if they stay.

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: Charleston; employment; government; Hayti; politics; secession; ships; steamer Marion; Tribune; war

People: Aldridge, Mr.; Berry, Emma; Berry, Mary; Berry, Priscilla; Berry, Samuel; Berry, William; Bulkley, Lewis; Clayton, John; Cole, Mrs. S.; Coleman, George; David, Lawrence; Eastson, Mr.; Edwards, James; Elwig, William; Emmerly, Henry; Goff, William F.; Goff, William M.; Graddick, H. T.; Graham, Joseph; Grimes, Susan; Hill, John; Hill, Nathaniel; Johnson, William; Jones, Richard; Lessene, Mr.; Mitchell, William; Parsons, Fras.; Parsons, Septima Dubois; Perrin, E. H.; Perrin, Joseph; Perrin, Mary; Praylor, Mrs.; Simmons, Mrs. C.; Turpin, Rachel; Wells, John; Wilkinson, Paul; Williams, Joseph

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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