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Title: Provincial Freeman - July 1, 1854

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer expresses his opinion of a circular he received calling for people of African descent living in Canada to work in the British West Indies. He believes this is another immigration scheme created by those who suppose these people are not smart enough to stay where they are.

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

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

Keywords: Africa; British; British Guiana; Canada; cotton; emigration; fugitives; immigration; Jamaica; land; pamphlet; slaveholders; Slavery; West Indies

People: ; Barkly, Sir Henry; de Walden, Lord Howard; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Humboldt, Mr.; Netscher, A. D. G.; Stowe, Professor; Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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