Back to Top
Top Nav content Site Footer
University Home

Archive Research Center

Black Abolitionist Archive

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Speech given before a large gathering in Newcastle, England regarding the current condition of abolitionists in the U.S. The speaker notes the irony of the realization that England is the true "home of the brave and land of the free." He praises the work and help of the Quakers and abolitionists in the struggle for freedom taking place in the U.S. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 455 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: American Anti-Slavery Society; audio; Benjamin Lundie; England; Frederick Douglass; freedom; George Thompson; Great Britain; Newcastle; Quakers; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Douglass, Frederick; Garrison, William Lloyd; Lundie, Benjamin; Thompson, George

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The documents may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The source of the material, the University of Detroit Mercy Black Abolitionist Archive, must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

Back to Top