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Speaker or author: Allen, William G., fl. 1849-1853

Newspaper or publication: Leeds Mercury

Speech given before an English audience regarding the inhumanity and abuses of slavery in America. The speaker noted that he felt no prejudice in England, but gave examples of how his life is affected by prejudice in the U.S. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,982 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1853-12-01

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

Keywords: audio; England; freedom; Fugitive Slave Law; government; libery; mulatto; prejudice

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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