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

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech before a British audience condemning slavery in the U.S. The speaker pointed out the irony of the American stance on freedom when it continued to enslave millions of people. He also praised the work of British abolitionists.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,445 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1851-07-23

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

Keywords: Boston; Britain; chattel; Declaration of Independence; England; France; freedom; Granville Sharpe; liberty; Thomas Clarkson; Thomas Fowell Buxton; William Wilberforce

People: Buxton, Thomas Fowell; Clarkson, Thomas; Sharpe, Granville; Wilberforce, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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