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Title: John Peck

Speaker or author: Peck, John, of Pittsburgh

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Excerpt from an address on the responsibility of churches in the continuation of prejudice and slavery. The speaker emphasized the implied approval the Church exhibited towards slavery which goes against Christian doctrine.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 940 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1849-02-06

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

Keywords: chattel; Christianity; Church

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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