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Subtitle: Apology. (Introductory)

Title: Anglo-African Magazine - January, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African Magazine (1859 - 1860)

The writer stresses the strength and determination of African Americans as they have endured injustices over the history of African slavery and prejudice. He mentions several anecdotal stories to prove his point, and assures his readers that African Americans will not only prevail but continue to outnumber the white population.

Description of file(s): three scanned magazine pages (7 columns)

Subtitle: Going -- Going -- Not Gone.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 22, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

(Text is partially illegible.) The writer urges John Mitchel, an Irish immigrant who fought for continuation of slavery in the U.S., to return to Ireland and stop interfering with politics in this country.

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

Subtitle: Our Covetous Neighbor.

Title: Provincial Freeman - May 13, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer comments on the recent activities of John Mitchel and his political ideology.

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

Title: Robert Purvis

Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Eloquent speech in which the speaker reinforced the precepts of the abolitionists' cause. He said that philanthropy would help abolition by providing the energy to express: "...I am in earnest; I will not equivocate; I will not excuse; I will not retreat a single inch; and I will be heard."

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,385 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Speech regarding the horrors of slavery, and the benefits of missionary work in spreading Christianity and helping the slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,639 word document (text and images)

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