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Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882.

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen

Speech against the beliefs and ideas of Frederick Douglass and Charles Lenox Remond. The speaker expressed his opposition to the political views and ideology of these two men regarding religion, slavery, and love of country.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,093 word document (text and images)

Title: John Sweat Rock

Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the influence the question of abolition has on decisions being made within the government during the Civil War. The speaker expressed his views about the war and its possible outcome.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 5,123 word document (text and images)

Title: Robert Morris

Speaker or author: Morris, Robert, 1823-1882

Newspaper or publication: Printed Copy -- Rhode Island Historical Society -- Newspaper Clipping File

The speaker discussed his opinion of the Dred Scott decision.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 310 word document (text and images)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

Newspaper or publication: Derbyshire Courier

Overview of a speech delivered before an English audience regarding the plight of the slave in America, a country founded on freedom. The speaker offered anecdotes from her own life and the lives of slaves to demonstrate the cruelty and inhumanity of slavery. She asked for the support of the English people in the fight for universal emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,329 word document (text and images)

Title: William C. Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech delivered during the acceptance of a gold watch presented to the speaker in honor of his work for equal rights in education. The speaker included his own experiences with the color barrier in education along with the stories of others who had fought for equal educational rights.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 3,079 word document (text and images)

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