Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Week.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer described the visit to that city of Martin Van Buren and contrasted the event with the past visits by John Quincy Adams. He felt ashamed of the pomp and circumstance surrounding the day. He also described the revelry and celebration of July 4th with similar criticism.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page