Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Slaves Liberated.
Speaker or author: C.
Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)
The writer responds to an article published in another newspaper relating the story of 56 liberated slaves. Funds are being raised by Colonizationists who are organizing transportation to send these people to Liberia. The writer wonders why this money couldn't be used to purchase land in Canada and settle these people there instead.
Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages
The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The documents may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The source of the material, the University of Detroit Mercy Black Abolitionist Archive, must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.