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Title: Provincial Freeman - January 20, 1855

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer discusses various political views on immigration, prejudice, and abolitionism currently held in the U.S. He informs his readers that some people who claim to be abolitionists and Emigrationists are actually motivated by a prejudice against those of African descent.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: abolitionists; Anti-Emigrationists; anti-slavery; Black Law; Canada; class system; Emigrationists; Europe; government; immigration; Nebraska; Nebraska Bill; politics; prejudice; Russia; serf; Slavery

People: Brachman, John; Gaines, Mr.; Lum, Mr.; Robinson, Dr.

Organization: Emigrant Aid Company of Boston

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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