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Speaker or author: Moore, John Jamison, 1818-1893.

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Speech delivered in celebration of the emancipation of Washington, DC. The speech also commemorated the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker stressed the challenges that lay ahead for the country regarding the changes from a slave driven economy to a free wage economy. He traced the history of the abolitionist movement and emphasized his belief in the realization of total U. S. emancipation. (Speech 25858 is combined with this speech and included at the end of speech 25830.)

Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 2,832 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1862-08-01

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Anti-Slavery Society; August 1st; Benjamin Lundy; British West Indies; celebration; Civil rights; Colonization; Constitution; Declaration of Independence; emancipation; England; Fugitive Slave Law; government; Granville Sharp; history; John Brown; liberty; martyr; Thomas Clarkson; Washington, DC; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Brown, John; Clarkson, Thomas; Garrison, William Lloyd; Lundy, Benjamin; Sharp, Granville

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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