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Subtitle: No. 3. The Agricultural League.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 17, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

In order to undermine slavery, the writer suggests going elsewhere for goods like cotton, sugar, coffee, indigo and rice -- the mainstays of the southern economy under slave power. He suggests the Canadian market as the best resource for these products.

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: agriculture; Canada; commerce; cotton; economics; free labor; Jamaica; land; Sandwich; West Indies

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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