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Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law, emphasizing the lack of representation and civil rights of African Americans in the structure of U. S. government.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,537 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: American Anti-Slavery Society; Constitution; Fugitive Slave Law; Gerrit Smith; government; Wendell Phillips

People: Phillips, Wendell; Smith, Gerrit

Organization: American Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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