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Title: Charles Bennet Ray

Speaker or author: Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886

Speech given at the first quarterly meeting of the United Anti-Slavery Society of New York in response to resolutions regarding the fundamental abolition goals of the organization.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 626 word document (text and images)

Title: David Ruggles

Speaker or author: Ruggles, David, 1810-1849

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech delivered before a public meeting recounting the experience of Eliza Drummings at the hands of men who were helping her escape slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 453 word document (text and images)

Title: Jacob C. White Sr.

Speaker or author: White, Jacob C., d. 1872

Newspaper or publication: National Enquirer

Speech given to commemorate the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the British West Indies on August 1, 1834.

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

Title: James Forten Jr.

Speaker or author: Forten, James Jr.

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

Address delivered before the Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia offering encouragement for continuing efforts in their work for emancipation. The speaker emphasized the horrors of slavery and the benefits of a Christian approach towards freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 5,333 word document (text and images)

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: Moses Roper

Speaker or author: Roper, Moses

Newspaper or publication: Patriot

Anecdotal speech delivered at Reverend T. Price's Chapel in England on the cruelities suffered by slaves in America. He addresses the issues of education, the assistance provided by the Quakers, and the "good" vs. "bad" treatment slaves receive from slaveholders.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 571 word document (text and images)

Title: Phillip A. Bell

Speaker or author: Bell, Philip A.

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech before the first quarterly meeting of the United Anti-Slavery Society of New York which presented resolutions regarding the fundamental abolition goals of the organization. Also stress was placed on the importance of the Liberator newspaper. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 413 word document (text and images)

Title: Ransom G. Williams

Speaker or author: Williams, Ranson G.

Newspaper or publication: Philanthropist

Speech delievered at the first annual meeting of the Rhode Island State Anti-Slavery Society held at the Richmond Church in Providence Rhode Island addressing issues regarding the slave trade, the separation of slave families, and the relationship between slavery and Christian values.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,557 word document (text and images)

Title: Robert Purvis

Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

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

Tribute to the memory of Thomas Shipley, philanthropist, delivered at St. Thomas Church in Philadelphia on November 23, 1836.

Description of file(s): PDF 16 page, 5,021 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

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: 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: 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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