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Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech delivered to second a motion put forward during the meeting that slavery " a sin and a crime before God." The speaker praised England for the having the courage to abolition slavery and encouraging other European countries to do the same.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,095 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1854

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

Keywords: Britain; British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society; commerce; England; fugitive; government; Spain; West Indies

Organization: British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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