Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Immediate Emancipation.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer questions the fears of immediate emancipation of slaves in the U.S. that seem to be holding back legislation that will free the slaves. He points to the emancipation of the British West Indies as proof that this can be done without the bloodshed that opponents of immediate emancipation fear most.
Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page
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