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

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Lively and debated speech in which the speaker defended his position on the colonization of Africa by free people of color. The speaker was for Colonization, but felt that his position on this effort had been misunderstood. (This speech is continued in speech 21063 and these two speeches are combined here.)

Description of file(s): PDF 26 page, 6,279 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859-08-29

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Africa; African Civilization Society; American Colonization Society; Boston; children; Christianity; civilization; England; explorers; Great Britain; Hayti; history; Ireland; Jamaica; liberty; Mason and Dixon line; New England; Scotland

People: Downing, George T.; Grimes, Leonard A.; Johnson, Ezra R.; Nell, William C.

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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