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Speaker or author: Holly, James Theodore

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Speech detailing the history of the Haitian revolution given in order to demonstrate the capabilities of the Negro race, and disprove ideas regarding the inequality of races in terms of intelligence and ability.

Description of file(s): PDF 44 page, 14,391 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1857

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

Keywords: Benoit Jospeh Rigaud; Colonization; England; equality; Europe; France; Fugitive Slave Law; government; Hayti; history; Jean Chevanne; Jean Francois; Les Amis de Noirs; Les Petits Blancs; liberty; Napoleon; politics; prejudice; revolution; Spain; St. Domingo; Toussaint L'Ouver; Vincent Oje

People: Bonaparte, Napoleon; Chevanne, Jean; Francois, Jean; L'Ouver, Toussaint; Oje, Vincent; Rigaud, Benoit Joseph

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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