Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Elective Franchise.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer offers a suggestion to the state legislature to change the requirements for voting so that every African American male who has reached the age of 21 and pays $100 yearly rent can vote. This would replace the current $250 real estate requirement.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column