A Press for Douglass

June 25, 1847, in the Liberator.  Here is a letter from Robert Lockhart, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, dated May 31, which brings notice of the intent by friends to raise money for “the purpose of purchasing a steam printing press, and other materials, suitable to establishing a newspaper, for Frederick Douglass, he to be editor of the paper, and other matters to be connected with it to be conducted by colored people alone  — the press is to be called “Cambria”, after the steamer of the same name, in consequence of the disgraceful treatment received by our brother from the agent of that vessel …”

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