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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker put forward his assessment of how the situation in the U. S. is currently viewed in England. He noted that opinion differs by class and political affiliation with some siding with the Union and some with the Confederacy. He gave examples and detailed his reasoning when reaching these conclusions.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 628 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1864

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

Keywords: Civil War; cotton; England; politics; Tory

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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