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

Newspaper or publication: Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law, and describing the history of slavery as a history of legalized abuse and injustice.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,989 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: Africa; chattel; Christianity; Ellen Craft; freedom; Fugitive Slave Law; liberty; property; religion; William Craft

People: Craft, Ellen; Craft, William

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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