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[William King, Buxton Mission and the Elgin Settlement papers from Library and Archives Canada] 1836-1895.
King, William, 1812-1895.
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Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2013.
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1 online resource
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Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2013.
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Includes material by or about: William King, Lord Elgin, Lord Althorp, William Wilberforce, George Young, William Howard Day, Archibald McKellar, Earl Spencer, Frederick Douglass, Rev. William Tasker.
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abstract
Electronic reproduction from the William King Fonds of materials relating to the Elgin Settlement and Buxton Mission. They include: draft constitution of the Elgin Society or Association; plan of the Elgin Settlement; statement of the lands purchased in Raleigh township by the Elgin Association; scheme for improving the coloured people of Canada; report of the mission to the coloured population; annual report of the Elgin Association; notes for speeches; petitions to Parliament relating to the settlement of Blacks in Raleigh township; tributes to Rev. William King; accounts; an index of stockholders and a register of lands; King's ms. autobiography; his correspondence and other personal papers; newspaper clippings, posters, handbills and other printed material relating to slavery in the United States, fugitive slaves in Canada, the Buxton Mission and the anti-slavery movement.
catalogue key
11847727
 
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