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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Overview of speech in which the speaker expressed optimism regarding New England and its acceptance of freed slaves and and people of African descent. The speaker compares this new feeling of brotherhood to that of "old" England. He is encouraged by his recent experiences and feels this is the beginning of positive social change in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 592 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859-10-06

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

Keywords: Britain; children; Christianity; Connecticut; England; fugitive; prejudice; press; votes

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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