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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech delivered before the Rhode Island State Anti-Slavery Society in response to a resolution regarding the help of abolitionists in finding employment for freed slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 795 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles W. Gardner

Speaker or author: Gardner, Charles

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Fourth Annual Report of the American Anti-Slavery Society, pp. 11-15

Speech given regarding the possible positive results of immediate emancipation, and how freed slaves will live in and contribute to society.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 3,084 word document (text and images)

Title: James McCune Smith

Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Response to welcome home address given to James McCune Smith on his return from Scotland where he earned his degree at the university in Glasgow. The benefits of education were emphasized.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,150 word document (text and images)

Title: James McCune Smith

Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Mitchell Library -- Glasgow, Scotland

Speech given when seconding a motion put forward by the Glasgow Emancipation Society to continue "peaceful agitation and moral interference" until slavery is completely abolished.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 828 word document (text and images)

Title: James McCune Smith

Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Farewell address given by James McCune Smith before an assembly at the university in Glasgow after receiving his degree and before returning to the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 655 word document (text and images)

Title: Junius C. Morel

Speaker or author: Morel, Junius C.

Newspaper or publication: National Enquirer

Speech against the colonization movement given before a convention held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,000 word document (text and images)

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: Peter Paul Simons

Speaker or author: Simons, Peter Paul, fl. 1839

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Rambling speech published under protest with a disclaimer from the newspaper editor regarding the grammar and wording. The speech addresses the role of women in the cause of freedom for the people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 904 word document (text and images)

Title: Ransom F. Wake

Speaker or author: Wake, Ransom F.

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 Smith's accomplishments and the importance of education.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,211 word document (text and images)

Title: Robert Banks

Speaker or author: Banks, Robert, fl.

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)

Address given before the Female Dorcas Society of Buffalo regarding the positive influence of women in the abolition of slavery and aid to former slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,475 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: New York Evangelist

Speech made in support of a resolution that all civil liberties (including religious, literary, and social liberty) should be made available to all persons regardless of race.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 5,523 word document (text and images)

Title: Theodore S. Wright

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

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech given during the dedication of the First Free Church of Schenectady celebrating the establishment of a place of worship and a small basement school for free people of color in that city.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 392 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 given before the convention of the New York Anti-Slavery Society on the acceptance of their annual report with an emphasis on the tragedies and injustices of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,529 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: Thomas Cole

Speaker or author: Cole, Thomas, fl. 1837-1838

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker asked his audience to avoid "intoxicating drink" and emphasized his belief that intemperance would lead to "...indolence, poverty and ruin..." He didn't believe that intemperance was a tendency in the black race, but that it might bring down what they had fought so hard to secure. He emphasized piety and temperance in order to set an "example" of respectability, virtue and health to others.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,375 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)

Title: William Whipper

Speaker or author: Whipper, William, 1804?-1876

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech published in four separate issues of the Colored American newspaper regarding non-resistence and peaceful protest to the tyranny of slavery, from a Christian perspective.

Description of file(s): PDF 27 page, 6,467 word document (text and images)

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