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Speaker or author: Scott, Edward, fl. 1857

Newspaper or publication: Printed Copy -- Rhode Island Historical Society -- Newspaper Clipping File

Speech delivered during a celebration on the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker disputed the idea that the freed slaves could not care for themselves.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 158 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1858-08-01

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

Keywords: August 1st; British West Indies; celebration; emancipation; England; freedom

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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