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Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered during a July 4th celebration emphasizing the irony of celebrating freedom in a country condoning slavery. The speaker denounced the recent court decision handed down by Judge Taney in the Dred Scott case.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,728 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1857-07-04

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

Keywords: Fourth of July; fugitive; government; Great Britain; independence; Joseph Warren; Judge Robert Brooke Taney; liberty; Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society; politics; Virginia

People: Taney, Judge Robert Brooke; Warren, Joseph

Organization: Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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