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

Newspaper or publication: Christian News

Baned from the church pulpit, the speaker gave his impassioned address to the gathered crowd from the steps of the church in front of the bolted door. He recounted stories of the abuse and injustices that slaves continued to endure, and emphasized how their lives were lived in terms of property.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,017 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1849(?)-08

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

Keywords: chattel; freedom; property

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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