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Title: Sarah Parker Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech delivered before an English audience in which the speaker stressed the irony of slavery in the U.S., a country founded on freedom. She explained the details regarding the Dred Scott decision and the goals of the Fugitive Slave Law.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,128 word document (text and images)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Advocate

Overview of a speech delivered in Scotland regarding the condition of slavery in the U.S. The speaker stressed the horrors of the continued system of tyranny that was in place. She asked for support for the ongoing fight for freedom. (Speech 22860 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 598 word document (text and images)

Title: William Cooper Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech expressing praise for a recent speech given before Congress by Charles Sumner regarding equal school rights for African Americans. The speaker also praised the life and recent death of Reverend Theodore Parker. He emphasized some of Reverend Parker's accomplishments.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 666 word document (text and images)

Title: William Henry Hall

Speaker or author: Hall, W. H. (William Henry), fl. 1863-1864

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Eloquent speech praising Abraham Lincoln for emancipating the slaves. The speaker stressed that though the history of the U. S. had been fraught with an irrational oppression regarding human freedom, the government is now finally acting reasonably and rationally.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 3,748 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Anecdotal speech with numerous examples illustrating the hardships and irrationality of slavery. The speaker emphasized the prevalence of amalgamation.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,489 word document (text and images)

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