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Speaker or author: Day, William Howard, d. 1900

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African

Speech given on the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the British West Indies. The speaker emphasized that now the U.S. could claim its place among the countries that had abandoned slavery. He expressed gratitude for those who had fought and died in the Civil War in the cause of freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,697 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1865-08-01

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

Keywords: Civil War; emancipation; England; freedom; government; Great Britain; Jamaica; John Charles Fremont; liberty; Louisiana; Republican; soldiers; West Indies

People: Fremont, John Charles

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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