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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief speech in which the speaker expressed his belief that emancipation had failed. He believed that new states entering the Union should do so only on "...the basis of free suffrage, free religion and free social and civil rights."

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 167 word document (text and image)

Subtitle: Extract - Important.

Title: Colored American - December 16, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor responds to a letter expressing fear that the African American people of Pennsylvania will be disenfranchised and banished from the state due to recent changes in the state's constitution.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Pennsylvania Convention.

Title: Colored American - July 29, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on the outcome of the Pennsylvania Convention, focusing mainly on the decisions regarding suffrage and constitutional amendments.

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

Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Eloquent, knowledgable and intelligent rebuttal to a speech given by William Lowndes Yancey encouraging sucession, state's rights, and a continuation of slavery. Mr. Yancey, as a member of the "fire-eaters" (radical sucessionists) supported and encouraged events that lead up to the Civil War.

Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 3,710 word document (text and images)

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