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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the speaker's belief that slaves fleeing to Canada were making a mistake. He said that he found just as much prejudice there as in the U.S. and it seemed to him that the black people were perpetuating this themselves.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 564 word document (text and images)

Title: Jacob C. White Sr.

Speaker or author: White, Jacob C., d. 1872

Newspaper or publication: National Enquirer

Speech given to commemorate the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the British West Indies on August 1, 1834.

Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 4,632 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The Twenty-fourth of May.

Title: Provincial Freeman - May 17, 1857

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer calls upon his readers to celebrate the upcoming birthday of the Queen of England. Remembering this day celebrates the freedom that England grants all who dwell on British soil.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: William Howard Day

Speaker or author: Day, William Howard, d. 1900

Newspaper or publication: Douglass' Monthly

The speaker expressed his thoughts on the differences between the slave states and the free states. Although argument had been made that slavery was necessary for the good of the economy, he noted that from his experience and the current price of land, he believed that instead slavery "impoverished the land." He also expressed his thoughts on the influence of cotton on continuing slavery; and his belief in the benefits of colonization as an alternative to living in a country that was becoming wealthy from slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,504 word document (text and images)

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