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Speaker or author: Nickens, David, ca. 1794-1838

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

An address delivered on July 5th, 1832 regarding "cultivating a friendly union among ourselves as oppressed people." A processional march to Walnut St., a four mile canal boat ride (with approximately 100 persons)on the Govenor Washington canal boat, and a church picnic followed.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,283 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1832-07-05

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

Keywords: 4th of July celebration; Africa; Baptist; church procession; Governor Washington canal boat; march; Methodist; picnic

Organization: African Methodist Episcopal Church in Chillicothe, Ohio

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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