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Speaker or author: Craft, William

Newspaper or publication: Halifax Courier

Speech regarding the current political opinion on the question of continuing slavery in the U.S. by legalizing it in new states. The speaker also related his own experience with slavery and his subsequent escape.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 962 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1856

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

Keywords: apprenticeship; bondage; James Buchanan; John Fremont; law; politics; pro-slavery party; property; suffering; women

People: Buchanan, James; Fremont, John

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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