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Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Speech denouncing the words and political actions of Charles "Pat" O'Conor when speaking against emancipation of U.S. slaves. The speaker said that he would have assumed the Negro race would have had a friend in Charles "Pat" O'Conor since he was from Ireland. However, O'Conor had cautioned the U.S. government that freed slaves would turn against the white population.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 586 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859-12-19

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

Keywords: barbarism; bondmen; Charles "Pat" O'Conor; Ireland; Irish; oppression

People: O'Conor, Charles "Pat"

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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