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Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

Speech commemorating the emancipation of the British West Indies on August 1, 1834. The speaker noted the benefits of living in Britain for the formerly enslaved people of the U.S., and expressed his hope that slavery would end in that country as well. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 448 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1852-08-01

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

Keywords: audio; August 1st; Britain; celebration; Declaration of Independence; education; emancipation; England; liberty; West Indies

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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