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Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - July 14, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer relates his recent speaking tour. He finds that public sentiment is now changing and the idea of continuing slavery is now repugnant to most intelligent people in the country. Although he views the current Presidential Administration as being "pro-slavery," he believes that it is the strength of public sentiment that will succeed in ending slavery.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

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

Keywords: abolition; auction block; Boston; equality; human rights; Nebraska; politics; Pro-Slavery; Republican; Slavery; temperance

People: Cushing, Caleb; Pierce, Franklin

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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