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Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882.

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech calling for an end to slavery and asking that America join this fight for the emancipation of all slaves. He says: "The children of Africa, scattered as they were all over the world, unnationed, appealed to America for redress -- that America whose sails whiten every sea, and whose diplomatic parchment is lying in every court..."

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 312 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1847-05-11

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

Keywords: Africa; American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society; Congress; freedom

Organization: American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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