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Title: Provincial Freeman - May 30, 1857

Speaker or author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer calls attention to the continued solicitation of charity for fugitive slaves living in Canada. This type of "begging" for help is unwelcomed and unwanted by the people of African descent living in Canada.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

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

Keywords: aid; anti-slavery; begging; charity; Church; Free Mission Baptists; fugitives; indignation; missionaries; Thamesville

People: Brown, J. C.; Foote, C. C.; Henson, Rev. Josiah; Hull, Mr.; Metzger, Mr.; Piper, Elder

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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