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Speaker or author: Simons, Peter Paul, fl. 1839

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech stressing the responsibility of parents to encourage "moral elevation" in their children so that the people of color may realize a brighter future. The speaker believes the key to freedom is action based on commitment to a moral cause which is passed down from parent to child.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,306 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1839-04-23

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

Keywords: children; education; moral elevation

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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