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Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- American Baptist Historical Society -- Pamphlet Collection

Sermon given during a meeting of the New York Central College Association stressing the law of God as greater government for human beings than the law of man.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,428 word document (text and images)

Title: Octavius V. Catto

Speaker or author: Catto, Octavius V.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College -- Pamphlets

Lengthy speech on the importance of education and its effects on the political and moral aspects of society. The speaker stressed the historical progress of education in Europe and the U.S. He also emphasized the positive influence the Society of Friends has had on its availability to all U.S. citizens.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,073 word document (text and images)

Title: William Howard Day

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

Newspaper or publication: New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Overview of a speech given at the unveiling of monument to Abraham Lincoln who had died in April of that year. The speaker emphasized Lincoln's great achievements but tempered this with a reminder of the legacy the system of slavery had left. He urged continued efforts for social improvements and civil rights as the country recovered from the Civil War.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,929 word document (text and images)

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