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Title: Jabez Pitt Campbell

Speaker or author: Campbell, Jabez Pitt (1854-1858)

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

Overview of speech tracing the causes of the Civil War and the continuing opportunity for error, injustice, and restricted freedom. The speaker emphasized the role of political action in encouraging the events that led to the Civil War.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,254 word document (text and images)

Title: Robert Campbell

Speaker or author: Campbell, Robert, of the Niger Valley Exploring Party

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The speaker discusses his travels into Central Africa. The newspaper emphasizes that learning as much as possible about Africa is important and that the lecture is not offered to encourage immigration to Africa.

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

Title: Robert Campbell

Speaker or author: Campbell, Robert

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

The speaker suggested that the best way to end slavery was to cultivate cotton in Africa. He believed that if European countries could purchase cotton from Africa and refuse to buy from slaveholding countries. This would eliminate the main reason for slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 314 word document (text and images)

Title: Robert Campbell

Speaker or author: Campbell, Robert, of the Niger Valley Exploring Party

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Speech encouraging young African American men to consider settling in Africa. The speaker's message is subtle and couched in terms of exploration and racial pride.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 288 word document (text and images)

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