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Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 12, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses the goals and objectives of the Refugees' Home Society. With 35 to 40 thousand fugitive slaves already located in Canada and more arriving daily, the society was formed to address issues of poverty, education, and aid for these refugees from slavery.

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

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

Keywords: aid; Britain; British; Canada; charity; children; Colonization; Detroit; education; Farmington; Fugitive Slave Bill; fugitives; land; land; law; meeting; Michigan; refugees

Organization: Refugees' Home Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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