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Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

Newspaper or publication: Leeds Mercury

Impassioned speech regarding the sacrifice of men like John Brown, who had been executed a few days before. The speaker emphasized the role of the Church, as well as the government in protecting and continuing the system of slavery in the U.S. They had now gone too far in this role by taking the life of John Brown.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 425 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859-12

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

Keywords: Church; clergy; England; Fugitive Slave Law; government; John Brown; law; Leeds Young Men's Anti-Slavery Society; martyr; politics; Republican Party

People: Brown, John

Organization: Leeds Young Men's Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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