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Subtitle: To the Public.

Title: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate - December 8, 1842

Speaker or author: Myers, Stephen

Newspaper or publication: Northern Star and Freemen's Advocate (1842 - 18??)

The editor responds to his critics.

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

Title: Stephen H. Gloucester

Speaker or author: Gloucester, Stephen H.

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech given in response to a resolution put forth for the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society to work peacefully towards the abolition of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 635 word document (text and images)

Title: Stephen H. Gloucester

Speaker or author: Gloucester, Stephen H.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Eulogy given regarding the life and character of James Forten, Sr.

Description of file(s): PDF 24 page, 5,795 word document (text and images)

Title: Stephen Pembroke

Speaker or author: Pembroke, Stephen

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

Anecdotal speech given regarding the speaker's experience with slavery and subsequent escape.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 702 word document (text and images)

Title: Stephen Pembroke

Speaker or author: Pembroke, Stephen

Newspaper or publication: Pennsylvania Freeman

Anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience with slavery and subsequent escape. (Stephen Pembroke is the brother of Rev. J. W. C. Pennington, a well-known black abolitionist and speaker.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 675 word document (text and images)

Title: Thomas Myers Decatur Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Thomas Myers Decatur

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Hopeful speech regarding the future of African Americans now that the Emancipation Proclamation has been delivered and the slaves are free. The speaker stressed the sacrifice of those who had fought and died for freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,200 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)

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