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Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech offering a brief biography of the life of Crispus Attucks and his martyrdom at the Boston Massacre in 1770. The speaker included a letter by the grandson of Samuel Maverick, Attucks' master.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,312 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1860-03-05

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

Keywords: Boston; Crispus Attucks; emancipation; revolution; Samuel Maverick; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Attucks, Crispus; Garrison, William Lloyd; Maverick, Samuel

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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