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Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Overview of speech given upon the speaker's return to the U.S. from five years spent in England as a fugitive from slavery. Although the speaker was saddened by the continued efforts to enforce slavery in the U.S., he felt hopeful that complete abolition of slavery would soon be realized. (Includes MP3 audio file.) (Speech 15831 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 216 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1854-10-13

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

Keywords: 1776; audio; Declaration of Independence; freedom; liberty; prejudice

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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