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Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Speech given during a ceremony welcoming the speaker to England. The speaker addressed the audience on the horrors of slavery, the injustices of the U. S. laws that allowed slaveholders to abuse their slaves, and the general prejudice of the American people towards all people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,267 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1849

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

Keywords: Britain; British; Congress; education; England; freedom; freedom; government; law; liberty; London; Paris; slave-trade; temperance; World Peace Conference

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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