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Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: J. W. C. Pennington
Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.
Newspaper or publication: Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets
A farewell sermon delivered before the Fifth Congregational Church of Hartford, Connecticut, as the speaker left to devote a two year leave of absence to classical study. The speaker also requested the time so that he could deal with his fugitive status. The sermon itself addressed Paul's journey through Macedonia and seemed a metaphor for the speaker's upcoming absence.
Description of file(s): PDF 22 page, 6,197 word document (text and images)
Title: Henry Highland Garnet
Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882.
Newspaper or publication: Emancipator
Passionate speech regarding the oppression of slavery. Stress is placed on the illogical belief that keeping the slave ignorant keeps him or her from being discontent; and emphasizing that denying slaves an education prevents them from providing for their own medical, legal, and moral care.
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,143 word document (text and images)