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Speaker or author: Shadd, Abraham D.

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given on the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies stressing the political implications of this and the continued slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,565 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1840

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

Keywords: Africa; American Colonization Society; Britain; Declaration of Independence; emancipation; political; West Indies

Organization: American Colonization Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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