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Subtitle: Industry and Genius.

Title: Weekly Advocate - January 28, 1837

Speaker or author: Sears, Robert

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

The writer praised Philip A. Bell not only for his intellect, but for his "industry." The writer believed that all men of knowledge possessed a drive towards using their knowledge and attaining success through intellectual prowess. This drive and intellect could be beneficial in aiding a downtrodden race. The writer encouraged education and industry.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

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

Keywords: benefit; education; genius; Indolence; industry; intellect; knowledge; Philip A. Bell

People: Bell, Philip A.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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