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Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer contends that continuing the idea that people of African descent who immigrate to Canada are ignorant and unable to care for themselves does more harm than good. Helping these people find jobs and property is beneficial. Treating them like ignorant children is degrading.

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; Drummondsville Convention; Elgin Settlement; fugitives

People: Brown, J. C.; Buxton, (Thomas Fowell); Henson, J.; King, Mr.

Organization: Dawn Institute

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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