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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Leeds Mercury

Speech given before the Leeds Anti-Slavery Society in England regarding the inhumanity and cruelty of slavery in the U.S. The speaker discusses how the U.S. is divided into states that allow slavery and those that don't.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,750 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1843

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

Keywords: Britain; cruelty; Declaration of Independence; England; free states; fugitive; government; injustice; law; liberty; patriotism; prejudice; slave states

Organization: Leeds Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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