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Subtitle: Keep Cool.

Title: Colored American - November 2, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on the way the trial of the Amistad prisoners is being reported by the press. He urges a fair and non-biased reporting of events.

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

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

Keywords: Amistad; crime; New York Gazette; New York Star; New York Sun; newspaper; politics; press; prisoners; Signal; Spain; Tattler; trial

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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