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Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on what he believes is another scheme in the guise of helping fugitives who are immigrating to Canada. He tells his readers that this is just another person attempting to take advantage of people of African descent who hope to find refuge in Canada.

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: Canada; charity; Chatham; fugitives; immigration; Michigan; Mr. Bull-Head; scheme; society; True Band of Amherstburg

People: Fairfield, Mr.; Haviland, Mr.; Stanton, Mr.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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