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Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

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

The speaker rejoiced in the recent emancipation of the slaves but stressed that the battle for improving the condition of the formerly enslaved and ending the prevelent prejudice would offer the Abolitionists continued work.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 2,058 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1864-12-03

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; anti-slavery societies; Civil War; copperhead; Daniel O'Connell; Emancipation Proclamation; England; government; Great Britain; Hayti; Liberia; slave power; soldiers; South Carolina; Washington DC; William Seward

People: Lincoln, Abraham; O'Connell, Daniel; Seward, William

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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