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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: Thomas Paul

Speaker or author: Paul, Thomas, fl. 1841

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding abolition and the role of the abolitionist with an emphasis on reforming the social situation of the African American citizen. The speaker is appalled by the injustices of slavery and man's inhumanity to man.

Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 3,559 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Maria Pointer

Title: Thomas Pointer

Speaker or author: Pointer, Thomas

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

Impassioned speech delivered to the citizens of Ohio asking them to stand up and denounce a law that required the return of fugitive slaves who had entered their state. The speaker asked them to go against an inhumane law for humanity's sake.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,013 word document (text and images)

Title: Thomas S. Sidney

Speaker or author: Sidney, Thomas S.

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given to welcome the safe return to the U.S. of James McCune Smith after earning his degree at the university in Glasgow, Scotland, with emphasis placed on the importance of education.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 386 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Lectures in the Lecture Season.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 22, 1859

Speaker or author: Hamilton, Thomas

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

The writer encourages his readers to attend the upcoming lecture series being offered by the Weekly Anglo-African newspaper.

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

Subtitle: Who is for Slavery?

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 22, 1859

Speaker or author: Hamilton, Thomas

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

The writer responds to a letter from William J. Watkins on the subject of active opposition to slavery. The writer disagrees with William Watkins conclusion that whoever is not for slavery is against it. The writer offers situations wherein someone can be opposed to slavery but not against it.

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

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