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

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Overview of a lengthy speech given before an audience of between 2,000 and 3,000 people in Worcester, England, on the cruelties and horrors of slavery in the U.S., a country that was founded on freedom. (Speech 10137 is a duplicate of this speech.) (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 674 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1849

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

Keywords: audio; cruelty; England; freedom; peculiar institution

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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