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Title: Impartial Citizen - May 8, 1850

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer relates his experiences while travel across New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island on a lecture tour. He emphasizes the work being done to abolish slavery, promote reform and ensure voting rights in the places he visits.

Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

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

Keywords: abolitionists; anti-slavery; elective franchise; lecture; meeting; Nashua; New England; New Hampshire; New York; politics; Pro-Slavery; reform; Rhode Island; temperance; travel; voters; Whig

People: Atherton, Charles Gordon; Bibb, Henry, b. 1815; Douglass, Frederick; Foss, A. T.; Hale, J. P.; Myers, Stephen; Pennington, James W. C.; Potter, Ray; Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886; Rensselaer, Thomas Van; Smith, Gerrit; Smith, Gideon; Topp, W. H.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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