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Title: Colored American - September 23, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editorial addresses the current debate regarding suffrage for African Americans. The writer shares information regarding efforts being made toward this goal by Phillip A. Bell and Charges Ray, and urges his readers to help by petitioning the government.

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

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

Keywords: Charles B. Ray; Civil rights; government; legislature; petitions; Phillip Bell; politics; suffrage; vote

People: Bell, Philip A.; Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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