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Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Montreal Witness

Overview of speech addressing the question of what to do with the slaves if they are freed. The speaker offered statistical information on the slave population in the U. S. and the concentration of slaves in various states.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,074 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1862

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Britain; Christianity; England; Fugitive Slave Law; government; immigration; John Brown; politics; prejudice; soldiers; statistics

People: Brown, John; Lincoln, Abraham

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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