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Speaker or author: Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee -- Ullman Papers

Eulogy on the life and history of the Reverend Fayette Davis. The speaker traces Rev. Davis' life from Virginia where he was born free, through his childhood in Kentucky (a slave state where his opportunities were limited), his marriage, his career choice as a member of the clergy, and finally his early death.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,286 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1847-09-02

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

Keywords: Christianity; Church; clergy; education; Elizabeth Tinson; eulogy; freedom; Kentucky; Ohio; Reverend Fayette Davis; school

People: Davis, Reverend Fayette; Tinson, Elizabeth

Publication type: Speeches

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