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Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 8, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that there are two main influences on society: "the pulpit and the press." He thanks his readers for their support in keeping the newspaper in publication. He reinforces the important place this publication has in the current political environment and the ongoing struggle for freedom.

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

Keywords: Frederick Douglass' Paper; Fugitive Slave Law; fugitives; press; refugees

People: Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885; Douglass, Frederick; Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Organization: American Colonization Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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