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Speaker or author: Francis, Abner H.

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Speech delivered to celebrate the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker recounted the history of slavery, the successes of those who had overcome slavery in the past, and the potential of those abolitionists who he believes will abolish slavery forever after.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 4,145 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1849-08-17

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

Keywords: Africa; ancestors; August; Britain; British; celebration; Egypt; emancipation; equality; Ethiopia; George Fox; Granville Sharp; Greece; history; liberty; Spain; Thomas Clarkson; West Indies; William Wilberforce

People: Clarkson, Thomas; Fox, George; Sharp, Granville; Wilberforce, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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