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Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given on the return of the speaker to the U.S. from England where he had been living as a fugitive from slavery. The speaker commended Great Britain for abolishing the slave trade and hoped that this action would inspire the U.S. to follow the same path.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,124 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1854-10-13

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

Keywords: 1776; Boston; Cuba; France; freedom; Fugitive Slave Law; Granville Sharpe; Great Britain; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Hayti; Kansas; liberty; Nebraska

People: Sharpe, Granville; Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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