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Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Lengthy speech on the importance of the English language to civilization and the success of the newly emerging society in Liberia. The speaker praised the literary history of the English language, emphasizing the importance of education in this area.

Description of file(s): PDF 36 page, 12,785 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1860-07-26

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

Keywords: Africa; books; Canada; Canon; children; Christianity; education; England; English; government; Great Britain; Hayti; language; Liberia; literature; philosophy; poetry; religion; school; school; women

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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