Back to Top
Top Nav content Site Footer
University Home

Archive Research Center

Black Abolitionist Archive

Title: Colored American - September 29, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer announces the recent marriage of Reverend Hiram Wilson and tells of his plan for missionary work in Upper Canada. Thousands of escaped slaves and emancipated people are living in a remote and destitute area in the upper provinces of Canada, and missionary work would be welcomed there. The writer asks the philanthropists and abolition organizations among his readership to help Reverend Wilson in his mission.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: Canada; Church; Hiram Wilson; marriage; missionary; philanthropy; religion

People: Wilson, Reverend Hiram

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The documents may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The source of the material, the University of Detroit Mercy Black Abolitionist Archive, must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

Back to Top