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Speaker or author: Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), b. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker appealed to the people of Great Britain for their support in the fight for emancipation in the U.S. He explained a bit of what was happening in the U.S. regarding the war, and focused on the issue of slavery and the strides being made by the anti-slavery movements there.

Description of file(s): PDF 14 page, 4,006 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863-02-26

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Abraham Lincoln; Africa; Anti-Slavery Party; Boston; Christianity; Church; Civil War; Constitution; Declaration of Independence; England; Frederick Douglass; Free-Soilers; George Thompson; George Washington; government; Great Britain; James Madison; legislation; Massachusetts; politics; Thomas Jefferson; Universal Suffrage; Wendell Phillips; William Lloyd Garrison; William Wilberforce

People: Douglass, Frederick; Garrison, William Lloyd; Jefferson, Thomas; Lincoln, Abraham; Madison, James; Phillips, Wendell; Thompson, George; Washington, George; Wilberforce, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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