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Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in response to a resolution presented before the American Abolition Society meeting. The speaker said that so far all attempts at a peaceful resolution to the issue of slavery have failed. He could see the direction the country was going, and while he didn't agree with dissolving the Union, he could understand the need for radical change at that point.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,925 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1858-05-12

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

Keywords: abolition; American Anti-Slavery Society; Benjamin Franklin; Congress; emancipation; freedom; government; liberty; Mason and Dixon line; prejudice; Robert Garner

People: Franklin, Benjamin; Garner, Robert

Organization: American Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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