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Speaker or author: Detter, Thomas, b. ca. 1826

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Harvard University, Cambridge -- Rare Books and Manuscripts

The speaker stressed the injustice of a prejudicial court system that refuses the testimony of black citizens in cases involving white citizens.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 432 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1856-12-09

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

Keywords: Civil rights; courts; equal rights; government; jurors; justice; law; legal

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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