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Subtitle: The Key-Notes.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - May 11, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer provides an overview of a war meeting held in Boston. J. Sella Martin who presided over the meeting said that those African Americans who aren't willing to volunteer to fight for freedom should move to Hayti and raise cotton.

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: bondage; bondsmen; Boston; Civil War; Confederate States; cotton; Cottonocracy; emancipation; free labor; Hayti; meeting; Oligarchy; South; Volunteers

People: Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), b. 1832

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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