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Speaker or author: Forten, James Jr.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Address delivered before the Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia offering encouragement for continuing efforts in their work for emancipation. The speaker emphasized the horrors of slavery and the benefits of a Christian approach towards freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 5,333 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1836-04-14

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

Keywords: Britain; Christianity; government; liberty; The Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia; women

Organization: The Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia

Publication type: Speeches

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