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Title: Josiah Henson

Speaker or author: Henson, Josiah

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Reporter

Speech praising the education offered to those of African descent in England, emphasizing the work of the Sunday School Union there.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 997 word document (text and images)

Title: Josiah Jones

Speaker or author: Jones, Josiah, abolitionist

Newspaper or publication: Western Herald

Speech given during an anniversary celebration of the emancipation of the British West Indies by African American troops stationed in Chatham, Australia.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 286 word document (text and images)

Title: Thomas H. Jones

Speaker or author: Jones, Thomas H.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Boston Public Library -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Brief speech commending the anti-slavery work of William Lloyd Garrison. The speaker believed that the work of William Lloyd Garrison offered more compassion than most churches at the time which were denying the slave a place in their congregations.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 211 word document (text and image)

Title: William Jones

Speaker or author: Jones, William

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

Short overview of an account of one man's experience with slavery. He describes his escape and the safety he found with the Union troops.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 370 word document (text and images)

Title: William Jones

Speaker or author: Jones, William

Newspaper or publication: American Freeman

Anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience with slavery and his praise of Gerrit Smith's benevolence.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 292 word document (text and images)

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