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Title: John Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, John, fl. 1854

Newspaper or publication: West Briton

Overview of an anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience and escape from slavery. The speaker found himself without support in England and was telling his story to earn funds to return to Canada.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 595 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861

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

Keywords: Africa; Canada; England; fugitive; Quakers

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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