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

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Bibliotheque Nationale -- Paris, France

Speech presented in France before a French audience. The original speech is published in French and translated for an English speaking audience (both versions are shown). The speech is a brief thank you to the French government for abolishing slavery in France and the French colonies. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 141 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: audio; France; French; protest

Publication type: Speeches

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