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Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Brief speech in which the speaker expressed his view that it didn't matter how slavery was abolished (through war, governmental interference, rebellion or peaceful means) as long as it was done.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 313 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1861-10-24

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

Keywords: Civil War; Dred Scott; emancipation; government; John Brown; Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society

People: Brown, John; Scott, Dred

Organization: Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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