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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill, and stressing the horrors and cruelties of slavery in the U.S. The speaker emphasized the joy in the freedom he found in Glasgow and all of Great Britain.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,537 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1851

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

Keywords: anti-slavery movement; Britain; chattel; Congress; Constitution; Daniel Webster; Declaration of Independence; emancipation; Europe; freedom; fugitive; Fugitive Slave Bill; George Thompson; immigration; liberty; property; Thomas Garret; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Garret, Thomas; Garrison, William Lloyd; Thompson, George; Webster, Daniel

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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