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Title: J. L. Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, J. L., fl. 1852

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Brief speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill and encouraging listeners to oppose it.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 188 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Ottawa Public Archives, Colonial Church and School Society, Occasional Paper, No. 1, February, 1854, pp. 8-10

Extract from a speech regarding the flight of fugitive slaves to Canada and the freedom that they've found there.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,732 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Cortland Democrat

Speech delivered before the Courtland Academy Lyceum regarding the importance of education and morality.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,171 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech responding to Daniel Webster's position on slavery and his recent speech regarding fugitive slaves. The speaker emphasized that slavery is unconstitutional.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 230 word document (text and image)

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: British Banner

Speech given before a British audience explaining the fugitive slave's flight to freedom in Canada. The speaker noted the benefits that Canada offered to the fleeing slave compared with the harsh life of slavery. (Speech 15032 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,498 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Speech regarding the horrors of slavery, and the benefits of missionary work in spreading Christianity and helping the slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,639 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Patriot

Speech describing the injustices of slavery in the U.S. that the speaker said were instigated by the clergy. He offered a couple of examples of how the Church was silently advocating and blatantly practicing racial prejudice during their services.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 804 word document (text and images)

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: Pennsylvania Freeman

Detailed account of the history of the Negro race including historical and current accomplishments. The speaker quoted sources who trace humanity itself to origins in Africa, and he stresses the ability of African Americans to accomplish more than they are given credit for.

Description of file(s): PDF 16 page, 3,903 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Montreal Witness

Speech responding to a claim made by Captain Isaiah Rynders that he could prove the Negro race had descended from monkeys. Captain Rynders and a man referred to as Dr. Grant were attempting to convince others of the racial inferiority of the Negro race.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 225 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief overview of a speech given in England regarding the speaker's views on racial prejudice, liberty, freedom, and justice.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 591 word document (text and images)

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: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Manchester Examiner and Times

Speech against the precepts of the Fugitive Slave Law. The speaker noted that there were some church denominations that countenanced slavery and that this discouraged abolition in the U.S. (Speech 15626 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 293 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Overview of speech regarding the speakers experiences as a fugitive slave in Canada. The speech helped raise money for the care of other fugitive slaves living in Canada.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 264 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in response to a speech by Daniel Webster in which he called for the surrender of fugitive slaves and encouraged the colonization of Africa by "nominally free" African Americans living in the north.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 401 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Brief speech regarding the injustices of slavery in which the speaker stressed that the people living in the northern U.S. were just as guilty of prejudical injustice as those living in the southern states.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 522 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech in response to Daniel Webster's support of the fugitive slave bill and his position on slavery. The speaker addressed a meeting of anti-Webster representatives in Boston who were outraged by a recent speech Webster made before the Senate.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,377 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

The speaker addressed a meeting called to form a local anti-slavery society in Essex, England. He stressed that one way to end slavery was to refuse to purchase slave-labor produced goods. (Speech 15734 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 107 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Pennsylvania Freeman

Speech responding to a claim made by Captain Isaiah Rynders that he could prove the Negro race had descended from monkeys. Captain Rynders and a man referred to as Dr. Grant were attempting to convince others of the racial inferiority of the Negro race.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 531 word document (text and images)

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