Amherstburg Mission school house [electronic resource] : After due notice, a meeting of citizens of Amherstburg village, Malden & Anderdon townships, convened in consequence of certain publications appearing in periodicals, Elijah Valentine, deacon, was called to the chair, and Mr. Rice, missionary, was appointed as secretary; after which the following resolutions were passed ...
- Eight numbered resolutions, published "to correct misimpressions" concerning the Amherstburg Missionary Society, Amherstburg, Ont., and its efforts to relieve suffering and destitute fugitive slaves from the United States. "We hope friendly editors will publish this in justice to the people here, and for the sake of fugitives constantly reaching this country, needing more or less aid, as well as for the sake of sick persons, &c."
Signed: Deacon Valentine, chairman. Isaac J. Rice, secretary.
Typographically and textually similar to another broadside, dated 1854 and also signed by Isaac J. Rice, secretary of the Amherstburg Missionary Society, appealing for donations to support the work of the society. Cf. Amherstburg Missionary Society. Circular. Amherstburg Mission, May 11th, 1854. To friends of this mission, in behalf of self-colonized fugutives, Amherstburg, Ont., 1854.
Printed area measures 21.3 x 17.9 cm.
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