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Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given during the 23rd anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker gave a brief overview of the current condition of the West Indies, and the work that still lies ahead for the population there.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 914 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1857-08-01

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

Keywords: August 1st; Boston; British West Indies; celebration; emancipation; England; liberty; Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society

Organization: Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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