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Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: British Banner

Speech given before a British audience explaining the fugitive slave's flight to freedom in Canada. The speaker noted the benefits that Canada offered to the fleeing slave compared with the harsh life of slavery. (Speech 15032 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,498 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1854

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

Keywords: California; Canada; emancipation; England; freedom; fugitive; Fugitive Slave Law

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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