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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered before a large meeting in London regarding the status of the anti-slavery movement in the U. S. The speaker was responding to another speaker who insisted that the free people of color living in the eastern states had a better life than those enslaved in the south.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,788 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1849-09-27

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

Keywords: anti-slavery movement; Britain; British West Indies; Christianity; Constitution; Cuba; Daniel O'Connell; Democracy; emancipation; England; Europe; fugitive; George Thompson; Irish; law; Mexico; peculiar institution; plantation; prejudice; St. Louis

People: O'Connell, Daniel; Thompson, George

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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