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Title: Amos G. Beman

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

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Brief speech expressing the speaker's outrage at the defeat of African American suffrage in Connecticut. The speaker blamed the defeat on Irish voters. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 228 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech stressing the idea that the Constitution is "pro-slavery" and that the Liberty Party has formed to protest this. The speaker notes that "A protest amounts to nothing, so long as he continues in fellowship with those who persist in evil-doing." This statement was in response to a suggestion that the Liberty Party members "unite" with the slaveholders in governmental action.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,275 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 during an American Anti-Slavery Society convention in response to the assertion that there were three parties working towards emancipation: the Liberty Party, the Liberty League, and the American Anti-Slavery Society. Each party has its own mission and goals.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,193 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Brief speech delivered at the Cazenovia Anti-Slavery Convention stressing the political and moral aspects of the Liberty party and the Anti-Slavery Society.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 205 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech given as Mr. Remond proposed a resolution stressing the importance of encouraging friends of the anti-slavery movement to subscribe to the National Anti-Slavery Standard and Liberator newspapers.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 325 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 at the conclusion of the Cazenovia Anti-Slavery Convention with the speaker stressing the pros and cons of southern succession from the Union.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 519 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 describing the irony of the slave trade that had become an embarrassment for the nation. Mr. Remond described the image of the slave as: "... human flesh market ... sustained by the Constitution on one side, and the Bible on the other, and the United States flag floating over it..."

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 714 word document (text and images)

Title: Henry Bibb

Speaker or author: Bibb, Henry, b. 1815

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech welcoming escaping slaves who had crossed into Canada from Detroit with the help of the Underground Railroad. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 325 word document (text and images)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

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

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech calling for an end to slavery and asking that America join this fight for the emancipation of all slaves. He says: "The children of Africa, scattered as they were all over the world, unnationed, appealed to America for redress -- that America whose sails whiten every sea, and whose diplomatic parchment is lying in every court..."

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 312 word document (text and image)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

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

Newspaper or publication: National Era

Speech regarding the silent sanctioning of slavery by the north with their continued purchasing of southern cotton and produce. The speaker stresses the differences between northern and southern ideologies regarding slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 396 word document (text and images)

Title: Martin R. Delany

Speaker or author: Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee -- Ullman Papers

Eulogy on the life and history of the Reverend Fayette Davis. The speaker traces Rev. Davis' life from Virginia where he was born free, through his childhood in Kentucky (a slave state where his opportunities were limited), his marriage, his career choice as a member of the clergy, and finally his early death.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,286 word document (text and images)

Title: Nicholas N. Selby

Speaker or author: Selby, Nicholas, fl. 1847

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

Brief sermon regarding the religious efforts being made to help the slaves in their fight for freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 343 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Brief speech questioning the ideas of those opposed to the anti-slavery movements, emphasizing that they had not offered a forum for debate about their opposing views.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 384 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Brief speech delivered at the Cazenovia Anti-Slavery Convention stressing the political and moral aspects of the Liberty party and the Anti-Slavery Society.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 162 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech delivered during the Cazenovia Anti-Slavery Convention addressing issues of government legislation that encourages discrimination in schools and churches.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 625 word document (text and images)

Title: Stephen H. Gloucester

Speaker or author: Gloucester, Stephen H.

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech given in response to a resolution put forth for the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society to work peacefully towards the abolition of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 635 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Dartmouth College -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Address given before the Female Anti-Slavery Society in which the speaker answered the question "what is slavery?" with emphasis placed on how slavery affects the character of the American people.

Description of file(s): PDF 24 page, 7,249 word document (text and images)

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