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Speaker or author: Allen, William G., fl. 1849-1853

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Lengthy speech describing the various attributes and skills of a great orator, and the benefits of the freedom of public speaking in the U.S. The speaker believes oratory to be the greatest art of expression in a free country.

Description of file(s): PDF 36 page, 8,718 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1852-06-22

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

Keywords: England; Frederick Douglass; freedom; history; Hungary; liberty; Millard Fillmore; Patrick Henry; public speaking; Toussaint L'Ouverture

People: Douglass, Frederick; Fillmore, Millard; Henry, Patrick; L'Ouverture, Toussaint

Organization: New York Central College

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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