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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the history of the abolition of slavery in the British West Indies. The speaker stressed the irony of the continuation of slavery in the U.S., a country founded on freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,387 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1860

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

Keywords: Africa; Britain; cotton; Egypt; emancipation; England; government; Granville Sharpe; H. Ford Douglass; Jamaica; law; liberty; Newspapers; politics; West Indies; William Tell; Zachary Macaulay

People: Douglass, H. Ford; Macaulay, Zachary; Sharpe, Granville; Tell, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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