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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

In response to a resolution regarding revolution to gain freedom for the slaves, the speaker said he did not advocate violence but insisted that freedom was the inherent right of all men, regardless of race.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 301 word document (text and image)

Title: John S. Rock

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker addressed the assertion that slaves lacked the same courage as white men or Indians or they wouldn't have allowed themselves to be slaves. The speaker asked if white men and Indians hadn't also been enslaved. If so, who can be said to have more courage or less? The speaker addressed several such irrational beliefs that were being offered regarding the essential nature of black Americans.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,426 word document (text and images)

Title: John Sweat Rock

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker emphasized that the fight for freedom during the Civil War would be won through the work of the abolitionists. He then went on to praise two abolitionists in particular.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,196 word document (text and images)

Title: Shadrach Howard

Speaker or author: Howard, Shadrach

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal [supplement]

Lengthy speech denouncing slavery and praising the work of abolitionists. The speaker offered the emancipation of the British West Indies as an example of the successful work of various abolitionists.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 3,761 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Spirit of the Anti-Slavery Press.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

Beginning with an overview of a recent convention in Maine, the writer briefly summarizes state by state newspaper articles describing the current political position on the issue of slavery.

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

Subtitle: Death of Theo. Parker.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 2, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer announces the death of Theodore Parker in Milan, Italy.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: William Cooper Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech expressing praise for a recent speech given before Congress by Charles Sumner regarding equal school rights for African Americans. The speaker also praised the life and recent death of Reverend Theodore Parker. He emphasized some of Reverend Parker's accomplishments.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 666 word document (text and images)

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