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Colored American

NYPL misc Colored American, Samuel E Cornish, ed, Nov 17 1838. $2 per year, critical of Noah, and J of Commerce esp as serving slaveholding south

1839

Thomas Campbell poem, author of Wyoming, reproaching US for slavery. Takes Death of Patroon fr Comm Advert. JQ Adams a hero. NP Willis on snow. Christian Advocate & Journal refuses to exchange with them (Dr. Luckey). Senator Morris’ answer to Henry Clay’s speech. Skips to May 18. June 15 gives Adams’ oration to NY Hist Soc and justly compliments Col Trumbull; obit for Leggett, we lived next door to him for 5 years, testify to his purity and support for oppressed, critic and political writer. Critical of the Sun.

GW Thomas aadvertises a panorama, no subj. Edw Everett speech. Sept 28 the African captives covered of course. Chas B Ray the only name on masthead now, published fr his office 161 Duane st. NY State Anti Slavery assoc unhappy with them—because of Cornish, who is gone? and not radical enough. excerpt fr NY Mirror on Trinity church, also Eve Signal

 

Jumps fr Nov 23 to Mar 7 1840, $2 year 9 spruce st. has view of Jerusalem fr Mount of Olives.

Halleck poem May 8?9 image of seated Britannia giving freedom to her standing slaves Jun 27 p2

notes counterfeits in wax of Amistad captives at Peale’s museum, 29 in number, fidelity to nature truly astonishing, S Moulthrop of New Haven is artist, signed A. Jul 18 have woodcut of West’s Penn’s treaty.

 

stopped with Sept 12 1840.