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Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Gateshead Observer

Passionate speech regarding the suffering of human beings under slavery in the U.S. The speaker emphasized the abuses and injustices inflicted upon "... as many human beings held in bondage in the United States as there were all Scotland."

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,246 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: Africa; bondage; Canada; contentment; England; freedom; John Wesley; labor; liberty; Lord Brougham; property; slave trade; William Wilberforce

People: Wesley, John; Wilberforce, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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