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Title: Abraham D. Shadd

Speaker or author: Shadd, Abraham D.

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given on the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies stressing the political implications of this and the continued slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,565 word document (text and images)

Title: Alexander Crummell

Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

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

Handwritten eulogy given after the death of Thomas Sipkins Sidney with a detailed account of Sidney's life and accomplishments.

Description of file(s): PDF 34 page, 9,475 word document (text and images)

Title: Austin Stewart

Speaker or author: Stewart, Austin, fl. 1840

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given at the opening of the Albany Convention with emphasis placed on the political and civil rights of free people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 466 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: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech against the goals and ideals of the American Colonization Society. The speaker stressed that this society works against and not for the free people of color. He also addressed a secret resolution passed in Virginia in 1800 and again in 1816 that attempted to establish a colony in Louisiana for free people of color in order to remove them from Virginia.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,703 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech delivered in London before the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (attended by the Duke of Sussex and other dignitaries), regarding the plight of the slave in the United States.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 904 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 in London before the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society regarding the political implications of continued slavery in the U.S. after British emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,342 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Edinburgh Observer

Speech delivered before a group of abolitionists in Edinburgh, Scotland, during a breakfast meeting. The speaker presented the perspective of the black abolitionist in the struggle for emancipation, and emphasized the politics involved as well as the injustice of slavery and slaveholding.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 970 word document (text and images)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Seventh Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society, pp. 1-7

Speech given on the seventh anniversary of the American Anti-Slavery Society in response to a resolution put forth stating that all rights and immunities of American citizenship should be afforded to all Americans including the free people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,813 word document (text and images)

Title: John T. Hilton

Speaker or author: Hilton, John T.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered on the anniversary of British emancipation of the West Indies, and a comparison of this with the continuation of slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 260 word document (text and images)

Title: John T. Hilton

Speaker or author: Hilton, John T.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given at Marlboro Chapel to commemorate the arrival in Boston from England of William Lloyd Garrison and N. P. Rogers. An invitation for the event was issued reading: "all abolitionists of Boston and vicinity, irrespective of complexion, respectfully requested to unite in this public reception of our esteemed friends and co-adjutors in the cause of universal emancipation."

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 635 word document (text and images)

Title: Solomon R. Alexander

Speaker or author: Alexander, S. R.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given on the anniversary of the emancipation of slavery in the British West Indies; and comparing this with the continuation of slavery in the U.S. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 553 word document (text and images)

Title: William C. Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given on the anniversary of British emancipation of the West Indies with a comparison of this act to the continuation of slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,504 word document (text and images)

Title: William C. Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given at Marlboro Chapel to commemorate the arrival in Boston from England of William Lloyd Garrison and N. P. Rogers. An invitation for the event was issued reading: "all abolitionists of Boston and vicinity, irrespective of complexion, respectfully requested to unite in this public reception of our esteemed friends and co-adjutors in the cause of universal emancipation."

Description of file(s): PDF one page, 203 word document (text and images)

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