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Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech encouraging education and emphasizing the benefits of knowledge as a way toward the social and moral improvement in the lives of the free people of color. The speaker also encouraged the development of societies which would unite people and help them realize these goals.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 865 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1841-09-09

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

Keywords: American Reform Board of Disfranchised Commissioners; education; elevation; improvement; morality

Organization: American Reform Board of Disefranchised Commissioners

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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