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

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Bibliotheque Nationale -- Paris, France

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill stressing the cruelties of its use. The speaker emphasized that the cruelty of slavery was both physical and emotional as human bodies and human families were broken apart in similar fashion. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 732 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1851-04-09

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

Keywords: audio; chattel; Christianity; England; freedom; Fugitive Slave Bill; liberty; property; religion; William Craft

People: Craft, William

Publication type: Speeches

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