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Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

Newspaper or publication: Edinburgh Observer

Speech delivered before a group of abolitionists in Edinburgh, Scotland, during a breakfast meeting. The speaker presented the perspective of the black abolitionist in the struggle for emancipation, and emphasized the politics involved as well as the injustice of slavery and slaveholding.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 970 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1840

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

Keywords: Britain; emancipation; West Indies; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Garrison, William Lloyd

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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