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Speaker or author: Craft, William

Newspaper or publication: Patriot

Overview of speech regarding the speaker's views of what was influencing the continued fighting in the Civil War. He also presented details to his audience about his efforts to get the King of Dahomey (in Africa) to abandon the slave trade.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 297 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1863

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

Keywords: Britain; Civil War; cotton; Dahomey; Foreign Enlistment Act; fugitives; government; liberty; rebellion

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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