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Speaker or author: Barbadoes, Frederick G.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Harvard University, Cambridge -- Rare Books and Manuscripts

Speech given as the speaker stepped down as president of the convention. The speaker eloquently and humbly accepted the gratitude of the convention and reminded those members that the struggle towards liberty and freedom continued and required their "eternal vigilance." (Includes MP3 audio file)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 320 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1856-10-25

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

Keywords: audio; Civil rights; conventions; freedom; government; liberty; U.S. Constitution

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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