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Title: Provincial Freeman - September 29, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on the story of two clergymen of African heritage who were refused entry to a saloon on board a steam ship that they had paid full fare to travel aboard.

Description of file(s): three scanned, two columned, newspaper pages (portion damaged and/or missing)

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

Keywords: America; Canada; clergy; dough face; fare; Globe; prejudice; regulations; saloon; steamboat; steamship; ticket exclusion; Toronto; Townsend Gang; transportation

People: Barrass, Edward; Gallego, Mr.

Organization: Great Western Railway Company

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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