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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker notes that " cannot inflict upon his fellow-man a greater crime than to enslave him, for by so doing he not only injures his fellow-man, but himself." Emphasis is placed on the horrors of slavery and its contradiction to the ideals of Christianity.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,694 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1856-05-08

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

Keywords: children; Dr. Nehemiah Adams; education; injustice; New York Anti-Slavery Society; riot; students

People: Adams, Dr. Nehemiah

Organization: New York Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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