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Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer joins with Samuel R. Ward in asking well-meaning people to stop sending the refugees and fugitive slaves boxes of old clothes. While this helped them initially, it has now become a disservice when what they really need is investment in ways to become more independent.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: agriculture; aid; begging; Canada; charity; education; elevation; fugitives; Kent; land; missionaries; politics; refugees; self-help; Tory

People: Brown, George; Rankin, A.; Rice, Isaac J.; Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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