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Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: H. M. Williams
Speaker or author: Williams, H. M., fl. 1852
Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper
Brief speech denouncing the goals of the Colonization Society and its push to colonize Liberia with nominally free black citizens.
Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 144 word document (text and image)
Title: James M. Williams
Speaker or author: Williams, James M., Rev.
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
Eulogy sermon for John Brown during a gathering on the anniversary of his execution the previous year.
Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 341 word document (text and images)
Title: Peter Williams
Speaker or author: Williams, Peter, 1780?-1840
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection
Speech given for the benefit of the "coloured community of Wilberforce" in Upper Canada. Speech addresses efforts of the Colonization Society to relocate free people of color to Africa and Hayti. (Speech 00793 is duplicate of this speech)
Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 3,488 word document (text and images)
Title: Ransom F. Wake
Speaker or author: Wake, Ransom F.
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
Speech given to welcome the safe return to the U.S. of James McCune Smith after earning his degree at the university in Glasgow, Scotland, with emphasis placed on Smith's accomplishments and the importance of education.
Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,211 word document (text and images)
Title: Ransom G. Williams
Speaker or author: Williams, Ranson G.
Newspaper or publication: Philanthropist
Speech delievered at the first annual meeting of the Rhode Island State Anti-Slavery Society held at the Richmond Church in Providence Rhode Island addressing issues regarding the slave trade, the separation of slave families, and the relationship between slavery and Christian values.
Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,557 word document (text and images)