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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - July 30, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers of upcoming events that are being offered to celebrate the August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. He reminds them too that August 24th is the birthdate of William Wilberforce and worthy of celebration as well.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: anniversary; August 1st; Boston; British; celebration; emancipation; Geneva; Harrisburgh; New York; Pennsylvania; Poughkeepsie; Rochester; West Indies

People: Cheever, G. B.; Douglass, Frederick; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Watkins, William J.; Wilberforce, William

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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