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Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 13, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer gives an overview of a recent convention in New York. During the convention, delegates agreed to oppose the goals and actions of the American Colonization Society. The writer details some of the reasons for this stance.

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

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

Keywords: Africa; Albany; Boston Commonwealth; Christianity; Church; Colonization; Congo; convention; elective franchise; emigrants; Fugitive Slave Law; immigrants; Liberia; meeting; New York; politics; West Indies

People: Ballows, John; Perse, J. M.

Organization: American Colonization Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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