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Speaker or author: Douglass, William L.

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given on the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British West Indies in August, 1833, with emphasis placed on how the U.S. should follow Britain in abolishing slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,295 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1838-08

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; liberty; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: British West Indies; emancipation

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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