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Speaker or author: Shelton, Wallace

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

Speech given during the celebration of the emancipation of slaves in the British West Indies on August 1, 1834. Stress is placed on the continued existence of slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 229 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1844-08-01

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

Keywords: August 1st; British West Indies; celebration; emancipation; England; prejudice

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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