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Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill and recounting brief stories of those who escaped to freedom in Canada. He noted that slaveholders were not open to reason or compassion when it came to the question of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 681 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech regarding the irony of slavery in a country that is founded on freedom and liberty. The speaker asked for donations to support the fugitive slaves who were living in Canada.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,015 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Spirit of the Anti-Slavery Press.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 15, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Drawing from newspaper articles published in several states, the writer provides the current political position on slavery throughout the country.

Description of file(s): three scanned newspaper pages (five columns)

Subtitle: A Few Words More About Our True Policy.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 10, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer offers economic advice for his readers based the tenets of Quaker and Dutch societies: be thrifty, buy land, and be diligent in holding onto what you have.

Description of file(s): one scanned, three columned, newspaper page

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