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Title: Voice of the Fugitive - December 16, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer reports on a recent meeting hosted by Mary Ann Shadd in which she maligns the local press. She tells her audience that she will start a quality newspaper to replace what is currently available to people of African descent in Canada. The writer took particular offense at her comments.

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: begging; Canada; meeting; Montreal Witness; newspaper; press; Toronto Globe; Windsor

People: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893; Copeland, J. F.; Freeman, Colman; Jones, Thomas; Mitchell, M. P.; Reynolds, Wiley

Organization: Refugees' Home Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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