Subtitle: An American Citizen murdered!! The Press destroyed!!! The Spirit of Slavery triumphant!!!
Title: Colored American - November 25, 1837
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The editor reports details regarding the death of a newspaper owner in Alton, Illinois who was murdred by a mob set on destroying his printing press.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: Alton; crime; Elijah P. Lovejoy; freedom; Illinois; mob; murder; oppression; press; Slavery; St. Louis; violence
People: Lovejoy, Elijah P.
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers