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Title: Andrew Harris

Speaker or author: Harris, Andrew, of Philadelphia

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech against the injustices and horrors of slavery given at the annual meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,165 word document (text and images)

Title: James H. Harris

Speaker or author: Harris, James H., 1832-1891

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

Brief speech in which the speaker encouraged the newly freed slaves to stay in the southern states and not migrate to the north. The speaker felt that African American had more friends among the white population in the south than in the north.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 412 word document (text and images)

Title: John Andrew Jackson

Speaker or author: Jackson, John Andrew

Newspaper or publication: Christian News

Anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience with slavery. The speaker was presenting his story and the story of one other slave in hopes of raising enough money to purchase his father's and sister's freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,024 word document (text and images)

Title: William Andrew Jackson

Speaker or author: Jackson, William Andrew, b. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Advocate

Brief overview of speech by the coachman of Jefferson Davis (who had recently escaped and settled in England) describing his experience with slavery. (See duplicate speech 26152.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 301 word document (text and image)

Title: William Andrew Jackson

Speaker or author: Jackson, William Andrew, b. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief overview of a speech by the former coachman of Jefferson Davis expressing his opinion about how to include the southern states into the union after the Civil War.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 325 word document (text and image)

Title: William Andrew Jackson

Speaker or author: Jackson, William Andrew, b. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Sheffield Daily Telegram

Narrative speech regarding the speaker's life and experience as slave to Jefferson Davis. After his escape from Davis, the speaker provided information to Union troops which helped him secure passage to New York and freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 366 word document (text and images)

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