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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the military history of black war heroes relating stories of their heroism. The speaker also addressed the court case that led to the emancipation of England and the British West Indies.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,157 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1857

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

Keywords: Algernon Sydney; British West Indies; court; Dred Scott; emancipation; England; human rights; James Somerset; Judge Roger Brooke Taney; Lord Mansfield (William Murray); military; prejudice; property; Thomas Clarkson

People: Clarkson, Thomas; Mansfield, Lord (William Murray); Scott, Dred; Somerset, James; Sydney, Algernon; Taney, Judge Roger Brooke

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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