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Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech describing the irony of the slave trade that had become an embarrassment for the nation. Mr. Remond described the image of the slave as: "... human flesh market ... sustained by the Constitution on one side, and the Bible on the other, and the United States flag floating over it..."

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 714 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1847-02-16

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

Keywords: Africa; Constitution; freedom; fugitive; George Latimer; government; Joseph Cinquez; Liberty Party; politics; slave-trade

People: Cinquez, Joseph; Latimer, George

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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