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Speaker or author: Craft, William

Newspaper or publication: Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal

Speech describing the speaker's experiences as he and his wife made their escape from slavery. The speaker emphasized the cruelty and misery that slaves were enduring daily.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 2,263 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1851

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

Keywords: chattel; education; Ellen Craft; freedom; Fugitive Slave Bill; liberty; property

People: Craft, Ellen

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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