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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Brief speech denouncing colonization and the Fugitive Slave Law. The speaker noted that in the state of New York "...professor's chairs are filled by coloured men, who dispense the dew-drops of knowledge to a majority of white pupils; and, strange as it may sound to Colonisation ears, neither teachers or scholars are contaminated by the association."

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 158 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1852-03-30

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

Keywords: Colonization; education; Fugitive Slave Law; Liberia; Millard Fillmore; peculiar institution

People: Fillmore, Millard

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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