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Speaker or author: De Grasse, Isaiah G.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Spoken essay given by a 15 year old boy at an exhibition of the New York African Free School in 1828 regarding his experience with slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 379 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1831-05-28

Subjects: African American boys; Antislavery movements--United States; Child slaves; liberty; Slavery; Slaves--Biography; Slaves--Emancipation--United States; Slaves--Social conditions; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: African Convention; Lancasterian system; Manumission Society; New York African Free School; school; youth

Organization: New York African Free School, 1828

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches/spoken essay

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