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Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: British Banner

Brief speech delivered while seconding a resolution for continued missionary efforts in Ireland.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 350 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech regarding the irony of slavery in a country that is founded on freedom and liberty. The speaker asked for donations to support the fugitive slaves who were living in Canada.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,015 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman

Overview of a sermon given on the benefits of missionary work being done by the Church in Canada. The speaker asked his congregation to be generous in donating money to this cause.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,274 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Speech delivered in London before the Colonial Missionary Society reporting on the speaker's experiences in Canada and the clerical work being done there.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 1,027 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper

Speech delivered to second a motion put forward during the meeting that slavery "...is a sin and a crime before God." The speaker praised England for the having the courage to abolition slavery and encouraging other European countries to do the same.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,095 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Patriot

Speech given as an appeal to the British people for help in supporting fugitive slaves who were escaping from the U.S. The speaker noted that land in England was being set aside to provide for this effort. (Speech 14262 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,007 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Brief speech regarding the fate of fugitive slaves who had escaped into Canada. The speaker noted that these fugitives were beyond the help of abolitionists living in the U.S. He asked that the British government get involved with the abolitionists' efforts since black British seamen were being seized and sold into slavery under new U.S. laws.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 199 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

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

Newspaper or publication: Toronto Globe

Brief speech in which the speaker described his treatment after arriving in Canada and stressed that this offered proof that prejudice existed in that country as well as in the U.S.

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

Title: Thomas Myers Decatur Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Thomas Myers Decatur

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Hopeful speech regarding the future of African Americans now that the Emancipation Proclamation has been delivered and the slaves are free. The speaker stressed the sacrifice of those who had fought and died for freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,200 word document (text and images)

Title: Thomas Myers Decatur Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Thomas Myers Decatur

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

The speaker included several important quotes against slavery by known and respected people. He then traced the history of slavery in the U.S. and praised Abraham Lincoln for its end. He stressed the future need for progress, education, and patience among the newly freed slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,307 word document (text and images)

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