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Title: Amos G. Beman

Speaker or author: Beman, Amos Gerry, 1812-1874

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech regarding the principles, goals and value of the New York Committee of Vigilance in its assistance to people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,773 word document (text and images)

Title: Austin Stewart

Speaker or author: Stewart, Austin, fl. 1840

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given during a convention held to adopt measures to ensure the franchisement of the free people of color in the free states. Attendees were encouraged to exercise their rights even if they didn't succeed in order to continue the struggle toward total political and social freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 791 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

Speech outlining the horrors of slavery contending that it was "... a system of murder" for profit. Emphasis is placed on recent writings by Thomas Fowell Buxton.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 863 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in Limmerick, Ireland regarding the injustice of slavery, in order to elicit support for abolition and emancipation of slaves in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,088 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered in Dublin, Ireland before a meeting of the Hibernian Anti-Slavery Society to elicit support for the anti-slavery movements in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 268 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in a public meeting which included debate among several abolitionists regarding the current state of abolition and emancipation. Emphasis is placed on the role of government and a comparison is made with the progress of abolition in other countries.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,920 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given before a meeting of the Hibernian Anti-Slavery Society regarding the continued injustices and horrors of American slavery, and how this is perceived by people in other countries.

Description of file(s): PDF 19 page, 5,634 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the abuses, injustices, and horrors of slavery emphasizing how the very existence of slavery was in opposition to the beliefs set forth in the American Constitution.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 318 word document (text and images)

Title: Frisby Cooper

Speaker or author: Cooper, Frisby

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given by 11 year old Frisby Cooper, president of the Juvenile Total Abstinence Association on the August 1st anniversary celebration of the emancipation of the British West Indies. Emphasis is placed on the evils of alcohol and its negative effect on the moral advancement of people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 619 word document (text and images)

Title: James M. Whitfield

Speaker or author: Whitfield, James Monroe, 1822-1871

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Eulogy given before the Buffalo Library Association for Thomas Harris highlighting his life and character.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,609 word document (text and images)

Title: James McCune Smith

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

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

Speech given on the basic idea that slavery is irrational, immoral, and in opposition to the core beliefs of the founding fathers. Emphasis is placed on the destiny and potential future of the Negro race in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 6,176 word document (text and images)

Title: James McCune Smith

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

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Congregational Library -- Boston, Massachusetts -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

A lecture on the history of the Haytian Revolutions with a "character sketch" of Toussaint L'Ouverture given to benefit the Colored Orphan Asylum. The lecture outlines the class structure in Hayti and the timeline leading up to the revolutions from 1791 through 1803. (Speeches 06086, 06136, 06196, 06220, 06242, 06269, and 06309 are duplicates of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 26 page, 9,292 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)

Title: William C. Nell

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech encouraging education and emphasizing the benefits of knowledge as a way toward the social and moral improvement in the lives of the free people of color. The speaker also encouraged the development of societies which would unite people and help them realize these goals.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 865 word document (text and images)

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