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Subtitle: Wanted--A Press.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 18, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer questions whether there is such a thing as a "free press" in the U.S. He cites a couple of incidents that seem to imply the contrary.

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: anti-slavery; Civil War; Evening Post; France; government; Habeas Corpus Act; Kentucky; newspaper; politics; press; slave power; Tribune

People: Cameron, [Simon]; Fremont, [John Charles]; Greeley, [Horace]; Lincoln, Abraham; Price, [Sterling]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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