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Speaker or author: Morris, Robert, 1823-1882

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given after presentation of a portrait of John T. Hilton was given to the Masonic Lodge. The speaker stressed that while this was "...our first effort to transmit to posterity a portrait of any of our public men...", he regretted that portraits of other African American heroes had not been included in this effort.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,095 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1862

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

Keywords: abolition; Boston Massacre; British; Crispus Attucks; Declaration of Independence; Ellis Gray Loring; Equal School Rights movement; gift; Harper's Ferry; John T. Hilton; liberty; Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society; Nat Turner; Prince Hill Masonic Grand Lodge

People: Attucks, Crispus; Hilton, John T.; Loring, Ellis Gray; Turner, Nat

Organization: Prince Hill Masonic Grand Lodge

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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