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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill, and expressing the speaker's belief regarding the continuation of the institution of slavery. The speaker emphasized the role the Church plays in keeping slavery in place and the unspoken approval of racial prejudice that this offered society.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,831 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1851

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

Keywords: "peculiar institution"; chattel; Christianity; clergy; education; Ellen Craft; freedom; Fugitive Slave Bill; Fugitive Slave Bill; liberty; property; religion; William Craft

People: Craft, Ellen; Craft, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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