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Speaker or author: Nickens, Owen B.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Report from Liberator newspaper describes a speech given during celebration activities on the anniversary of the emancipation of slavery in New York state.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 889 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1831-07

Subjects: African American men; African Americans--History--To 1863; Slavery--History; Slaves--Emancipation; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: abolition of New York slavery; Africa; American Colonization Society; Canada; canal boat experiment; celebration; Cincinnati; Ethiopia; freedom; liberty; Ohio; patriotism

Organization: McMakin's Tavern

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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