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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Yale University -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Speech commemorating the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies on August 1, 1834. The speaker stressed the horrors of the slave trade and the importance of immediate emancipation in the U.S. He also emphasized his disagreement with the idea of colonization.

Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 4,793 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1839-08-01

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

Keywords: Antigua; Bermuda; Britain; Colonization; emancipation; liberty; West Indies

Publication type: Speeches

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