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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker expresses his concern that the promises made by Abraham Lincoln and the freeing of the slaves would not be realized. He urges the abolitionists to continue fighting for freedom and suffrage. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 580 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1865-07-04

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

Keywords: Andrew Johnson; audio; celebration; Congress; freedom; government; July 4th; rebellion; Reconstruction; soldier; suffrage

People: Johnson, Andrew

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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