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Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Manchester Examiner and Times

Speech delivered before a British audience denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law, and emphasizing the irony of a country founded on freedom continuing to depend on and encourage slave labor.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 3,290 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1854

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

Keywords: Africa; Constitution; Declaration of Independence; England; freedom; fugitive; Fugitive Slave Law; liberty; Parker Pillsbury; property; slave trade

People: Pillsbury, Parker

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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