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Title: Provincial Freeman - April 21, 1855

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on a letter regarding Canadian immigration of fugitive slaves written by Mr. Gaines, U.S. politician. He emphasizes the discrepancies in Mr. Gaines' thinking and political rhetoric.

Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Canada; emigration; Fugitive Slave Law; government; immigration; Kansas-Nebraska Act; law; Missouri Compromise; Nebraska Bill; politics; Slavery; Uncle Tom's Cabin

People: Gaines, Mr.; Greely, Horace

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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