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Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

Newspaper or publication: Derbyshire Courier

Overview of a speech delivered before an English audience regarding the plight of the slave in America, a country founded on freedom. The speaker offered anecdotes from her own life and the lives of slaves to demonstrate the cruelty and inhumanity of slavery. She asked for the support of the English people in the fight for universal emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,329 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861

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

Keywords: abolitionists; American Anti-Slavery Society; anti-slavery movement; Charles Lenox Remond; children; court; education; emancipation; England; fugitive; law; liberty; Margaret Garner; Massachusetts; Pierce Butler; school; suffrage; Wendell Phillips; William Lloyd Garrison; women

People: Butler, Pierce; Garner, Margaret; Garrison, William Lloyd; Phillips, Wendell; Remond, Charles Lenox

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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