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Title: Robert Purvis

Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker rejoiced in the recent emancipation of the slaves but stressed that the battle for improving the condition of the formerly enslaved and the prevalent prejudice would offer the Abolitionists continued work.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,084 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: British Banner

Brief speech delivered while seconding a resolution for continued missionary efforts in Ireland.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 350 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Speech regarding the horrors of slavery, and the benefits of missionary work in spreading Christianity and helping the slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,639 word document (text and images)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Advocate

Speech given before an audience in Dublin, Ireland, addressed the issue of slavery in the U.S. and called on Great Britain to aid in the effort to abolish it. The speaker focused on the plight of women caught up in this system.

Description of file(s): PDF 16 page, 4,397 word document (text and images)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given before an audience in Dublin addressed the issue of slavery in the U.S. and called on Great Britain to aid in the effort to abolish it. The speaker focused on the plight of women caught up in this system.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 765 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright Titus

Speaker or author: Titus, Theodore S. Wright

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Brief speech given in response to derogatory remarks regarding slavery made by Charles O'Conor.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 311 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: The Law of Nature.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 28, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer responds to a speech given by Charles O'Connor in which he proclaimed that slavery was "ordained by nature." The writer points out several theories to the contrary proposed by some of the world's greatest thinkers.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (four columns)

Title: William Howard Day

Speaker or author: Day, William Howard, d. 1900

Newspaper or publication: Douglass' Monthly

Brief speech in which the speaker appealed to his Irish audience for help in the fight for emancipation. He gave an example of the conditions under which the slaves live and blamed the cotton industry for the continuation of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 352 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Brief speech encouraging the backing of the Irish people in the abolition of slavery in the U.S. The speaker compared the liberation of slaves to the liberation of the Irish Catholic people by Daniel O'Connell.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 657 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker related a personal experience with American prejudice against color and how this attitude changed once white Americans set foot on European soil. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 254 word document (text and image)

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