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Title: Moses Roper

Speaker or author: Roper, Moses

Newspaper or publication: Patriot

Anecdotal speech delivered before the congregation at Reverend T. Price's Chapel in England on the cruelties suffered by slaves in America. The speaker stressed the progress of the anti-slavery society. (Speech 01285 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 209 word document (text and image)

Title: Mr. Johnson

Speaker or author: Johnson, Mr., fl. 1837

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Boston Public Library -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets -- 5th Annual Report, 1837

First hand account of one man's experience with slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 1,410 word document (text and images)

Title: Nathaniel Paul

Speaker or author: Paul, Nathaniel, 1792 or 3-1839

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the influence of Christianity and British slave laws in the abolition of U.S. slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,034 word document (text and images)

Title: Nathaniel Paul

Speaker or author: Paul, Nathaniel, 1792 or 3-1839

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given before the Glasgow Emancipation Society recognizing the society's accomplishments and encouraging them to continue their efforts towards emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,580 word document (images and text)

Title: Peter Osborne

Speaker or author: Osborne, Peter, fl. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Address delivered on July 5th, the date celebrated to call attention to the "lack of independence" for slaves and as a form of protest to the July 4th celebration.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 534 word document (text and images)

Title: Solomon R. Alexander

Speaker or author: Alexander, S. R.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given on the anniversary of the emancipation of slavery in the British West Indies; and comparing this with the continuation of slavery in the U.S. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 553 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

Speaker or author: Wright, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1797-1847

Newspaper or publication: Herald of Freedom

Speech given before the New York State Anti-Slavery Society on the acceptance and adoption of the annual report with emphasis placed on the efforts toward emancipation that the society had accomplished since its inception.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,502 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

Speaker or author: Wright, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1797-1847

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief speech addressing the cruelties and injustices of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 307 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

Speaker or author: Wright, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1797-1847

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech regarding the negative effects of prejudice on people of all races in terms of self-esteem issues, and educational and moral advancement.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,528 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

Speaker or author: Wright, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1797-1847

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in response to a resolution regarding the "right of free discussion" which was being threatened by legislation.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,006 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

Speaker or author: Wright, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1797-1847

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding equal opportunities for both black and white races, the cruelties of slavery, and the need for Christian interaction in race relations.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,148 word document (text and images)

Title: Thomas Myers Decatur Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Thomas Myers Decatur

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

The speaker included several important quotes against slavery by known and respected people. He then traced the history of slavery in the U.S. and praised Abraham Lincoln for its end. He stressed the future need for progress, education, and patience among the newly freed slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,307 word document (text and images)

Title: William C. Nell

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given at Marlboro Chapel to commemorate the arrival in Boston from England of William Lloyd Garrison and N. P. Rogers. An invitation for the event was issued reading: "all abolitionists of Boston and vicinity, irrespective of complexion, respectfully requested to unite in this public reception of our esteemed friends and co-adjutors in the cause of universal emancipation."

Description of file(s): PDF one page, 203 word document (text and images)

Title: William C. Nell

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given on the anniversary of British emancipation of the West Indies with a comparison of this act to the continuation of slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,504 word document (text and images)

Title: William G. Hamilton

Speaker or author: William G. Hamilton

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Address delivered before the Annual Convention of the Free People of Color of the United States involving issues of emancipation and colonization of Africa.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,556 word document (text and images)

Title: William J. Watkins

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Harvard University -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

An address given in response to a resolution before the Moral Reform Society on the benefits of education for freed slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 4,632 word document (text and images)

Title: William J. Watkins

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Philanthropist

Speech focusing on the benefits of education for freed slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 443 word document

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