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Title: Weekly Advocate - January 7, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

Letter to the editor questioning the moral motives of the newspaper. The editor's reply expresses the view that the Weekly Advocate does not encourage vice and immoral actions.

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

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

Keywords: alcohol; drinking; education; grog shop; letter to the editor; rum; temperance; vice

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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