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Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Pine and Palm

Overview of a speech encouraging immigration to Hayti. The speaker emphasized the prejudice and injustice African Americans must endure in this country, and the benefits and immigration incentives available in Hayti.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 716 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861

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

Keywords: children; Civil rights; Colonization; education; equal rights; government; Hayti; Haytian Emigration movement; immigration; injustice; Ohio; prejudice; school; taxation

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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