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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill and recounting brief stories of those who escaped to freedom in Canada. He noted that slaveholders were not open to reason or compassion when it came to the question of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 681 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: Canada; Fugitive Slave Law; liberty; Quaker; Scotland; Society of Friends; Thomas Garret

People: Garret, Thomas

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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