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Title: Provincial Freeman - October 14, 1854

Speaker or author: C.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer responds to an article published in another newspaper relating the story of 56 liberated slaves. Funds are being raised by Colonizationists who are organizing transportation to send these people to Liberia. The writer wonders why this money couldn't be used to purchase land in Canada and settle these people there instead.

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

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

Keywords: "Manifest Destiny"; Africa; Canada; Colonization Society; Cuba; funds; Hayti; Liberia; money; National Era; Slavery

People: Herndon, Rev. T. D.; Herndon, Thaddeus; Wise, Henry A.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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