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Speaker or author: Johnson, William P., fl. 1839

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Response to debate between David Ruggles and Philip A. Bell regarding the events and situation surrounding the libel suit brought against Samuel Cornish and the Colored American newspaper.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 1,070 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1839-07-18

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

Keywords: Samuel Cornish; The Libel Suit; Vigilance Committee

People: Cornish, Samuel E. (Samuel Eli), 1795?-1858

Publication type: Speeches

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