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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Christian News

Review of a speech calling for unconditional emancipation of slaves in the U.S. in similar fashion to the way slaves were freed in Egypt. The speaker disagreed with the idea of financial compensation of the slaveholders for each freed slave.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,100 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: bondage; Canada; Christian; compensation; education; Egypt; Henry Clay; Jamaica; legislation; unconditional emancipation; Vigilance Committee; West Indies

People: Clay, Henry

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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