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Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker rejoiced that slavery was at that point no longer national but "sectional" since it had just been abolished in Washington, DC. He also noted that a recent bill had passed prohibiting slavery in the Territories of the U. S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 298 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1862-05-12

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

Keywords: Colonization; Congress; emancipation; government; John Brown; liberty; Washington, DC

People: Brown, John

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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