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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech stressing the idea that the Constitution is "pro-slavery" and that the Liberty Party has formed to protest this. The speaker notes that "A protest amounts to nothing, so long as he continues in fellowship with those who persist in evil-doing." This statement was in response to a suggestion that the Liberty Party members "unite" with the slaveholders in governmental action.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,275 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Legion of Liberty and Force of Truth

Speech given in Dublin regarding the irony of slavery in a country (America) which stresses freedom and equality above all else. Emphasis is placed on the hopeless and helpless condition of every slave living in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 454 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Freeman's Journal (Dublin)

Speech given in Dublin regarding the current condition of slaves and slavery in the U.S. in an effort to rally support for the abolitionist cause in America.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,246 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief speech in which the speaker expressed that what African Americans wanted most in this country were equal rights and equal citizenship recognition.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 111 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law; and lamenting the loss of motivation in those who had formed anti-slavery societies and had for so long fought untiringly for freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,026 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech following a resolution that the speaker offered emphasizing the lack of funding available to carry out the goals of the American Colonization Society. The speaker expressed his belief that the idea to colonize Africa with the "nominally free" African Americans was a scheme to "dupe" the American people out of large sums of money.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,581 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

The speaker's topic was "Prejudice against Color." He emphasized that he had not experienced prejudice during his travels in Europe, but had encountered it only in the U.S. He believed prejudice to be "unnatural" and that a human being should be recognized for his character and moral worth instead of the color of his skin.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 334 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Boston Public Library -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Brief speech supporting a resolution that denounced slaveholding. He emphasized that education was the key to ending the contradiction evident in a country established in freedom but depending for its survival on slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 491 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in response to a resolution presented before the American Abolition Society meeting. The speaker said that so far all attempts at a peaceful resolution to the issue of slavery have failed. He could see the direction the country was going, and while he didn't agree with dissolving the Union, he could understand the need for radical change at that point.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,925 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the speaker's belief that slaves fleeing to Canada were making a mistake. He said that he found just as much prejudice there as in the U.S. and it seemed to him that the black people were perpetuating this themselves.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 564 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Passionate speech given at the anti-slavery convention held in Albany, N.Y. regarding the condition of the slave in the U.S. Emphasis placed on the influence of the Church and government legislation in the continuation of the institution of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 873 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Printed Copy -- Rhode Island Historical Society -- Newspaper Clipping File

The speaker came forward after the audience's call for Father Henson went unanswered. He said he hoped a defiant attitude toward ending the oppression of slavery would be the end result at the end of this convention.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 251 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

In response to a resolution regarding revolution to gain freedom for the slaves, the speaker said he did not advocate violence but insisted that freedom was the inherent right of all men, regardless of race.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 301 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Printed Copy -- Rhode Island Historical Society -- Newspaper Clipping File

The speaker denounced the recent Dred Scott decision and emphasized the crisis this had created in the fight to end slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 199 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Society

Speech against the plans of the American Colonization Society. The speaker expressed his belief that colonization was inspired by the institution of American slavery as a way of solving the issue of slavery without allowing freed slaves to become members of American society.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,577 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech comparing the fugitive slave rescue experiences in Syracuse with similar rescues in Boston. The speaker stressed that injustices and prejudices are not only prevalent in both cities, but in the entire country.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 754 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Continuation of welcome to George Thompson (see speech 11054) upon his visit to Boston. The speaker stressed that prejudice was the "chief enemy of his race" and that he was unaffected by prejudice while in Great Britain.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 198 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Speech delivered before the New England Anti-Slavery Convention held in Boston encouraging continued efforts in the work towards the abolition of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 617 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given before the Paisley Temperance Society regarding the cooperation existing between the temperance and anti-slavery movements. By joining forces, both movements hoped to reach their goals for social change.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,150 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech given during an American Anti-Slavery Society convention in response to the assertion that there were three parties working towards emancipation: the Liberty Party, the Liberty League, and the American Anti-Slavery Society. Each party has its own mission and goals.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,193 word document (text and images)

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