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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Overview of speech stressing the silent compliance of the Church regarding the issue of slavery. He noted that by their lack of action, both Church and politicians have in this way encouraged the continuation of slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 780 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1854-12-20

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

Keywords: Church; economy; government; politics; Quakers; slave trade; Society of Friends

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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