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Subtitle: Messrs. Peck and Price.

Title: Colored American - November 7, 1840

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer tells his readers about the report filed by two African American men who were recruited to investigate conditions in Trinidad. The writer believes these men were given special treatment by the planters and steered away from the cruel reality of immigrant life there.

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: emigration; Guiana; immigration; planters; Trinidad; West Indies

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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