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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)

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: Samuel Snowden

Speaker or author: Snowden, Samuel, fl. 1840

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech given during the celebration of the August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker offered a comparison of slavery in Biblical times with slavery in the U.S. in 1843.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 339 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Wilson

Speaker or author: Wilson, Samuel, fl. 1863

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief speech urging African Americans to enlist in the Union army now that they were offered this option.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 148 word document (text and images)

Title: William A. Davis

Speaker or author: Davis, William A., fl. 1862-1864

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker emphasized that while it seemed as if slavery was coming to an end, the work for civil rights for African Americans was just beginning. (Includes MP3 audio file)

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 282 word document

Title: William Davis

Speaker or author: Davis, William A., fl. 1862-1864

Newspaper or publication: Oberlin Evangelist

Overview of a narrative about one man's experience with slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 518 word document (text and images)

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