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Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given to celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation. The speaker rejoiced and offered thanks to all those who had sacrificed so much for this day.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 790 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863-01-01

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Abraham Lincoln; anti-slavery movement; citizenship; Confiscation Act; emancipation; justice; liberty; Union Progressive Association

People: Lincoln, Abraham

Organization: Union Progressive Association

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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