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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

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

Speech presented in Paris, France before a French speaking audience. The original speech is published in French and translated for an English speaking audience (only the English version is available here). The speaker emphasized that he believed the continued injustice and oppression of slavery would contribute to war in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 506 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: France; freedom; French; justice; law; liberty; war

Publication type: Speeches

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