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Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

The speaker addressed a meeting called to form a local anti-slavery society in Essex, England. He stressed that one way to end slavery was to refuse to purchase slave-labor produced goods. (Speech 15734 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 107 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Overview of a sermon given on the benefits of missionary work being done by the Church in Canada. The speaker asked his congregation to be generous in donating money to this cause.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,274 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: 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)

Subtitle: Bibles for the Refugees in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 13, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The editor tells his readers that Bibles that were promised several months ago as donations for the poor and fugitive slaves have not yet arrived.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Globe and Colonel Prince.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer responds to an editorial published in another newspaper questioning the support that people of African descent living in Canada are giving to Colonel Prince in his bid for Canadian Parliament membership.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subtitle: Abolitionists of the South.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - May 21, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer provides news of the stirrings of discontent that are leading to civil war in the U.S.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Petersonian Literary Society.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 2, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief commentary on a local Literary Society established in honor of a beloved teacher.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: William Cooper Nell

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation and honoring those who fought for this glorious event. The speaker acknowledged the contributions of African American heroes of the Civil War, the American Revolution, and the long struggle for emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 760 word document (text and images)

Title: William Howard Day

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

Newspaper or publication: New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Overview of a speech given at the unveiling of monument to Abraham Lincoln who had died in April of that year. The speaker emphasized Lincoln's great achievements but tempered this with a reminder of the legacy the system of slavery had left. He urged continued efforts for social improvements and civil rights as the country recovered from the Civil War.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,929 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Overview of a speech in which the speaker provided examples of how slaves would be able to take care of themselves if freed. This was a rebuttal of the idea that the slaves would be incapable of caring for themselves if freed.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 661 word document (text and images)

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