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Subtitle: The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church.

Title: Colored American - September 7, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer calls for an accounting by the Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church of their actions in rejecting the application of Alexander Crummel for admission. The writer believes this rejection was based on racial prejudice.

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: Alexander Crummel; Church; Episcopalian; institution; prejudice; religion; seminary

People: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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