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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

Newspaper or publication: Edinburgh Observer

Speech delivered before a group of abolitionists in Edinburgh, Scotland, during a breakfast meeting. The speaker presented the perspective of the black abolitionist in the struggle for emancipation, and emphasized the politics involved as well as the injustice of slavery and slaveholding.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 970 word document (text and images)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Gateshead Observer

Brief speech given in England in which the speaker encouraged his audience to purchase and use only free-labor produced goods and boycott slave-labor produced goods. He emphasized that boycotting slave-produced goods would aid in the fight towards emancipation of the slaves in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 226 word document (text and image)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Gateshead Observer

Passionate speech regarding the suffering of human beings under slavery in the U.S. The speaker emphasized the abuses and injustices inflicted upon "... as many human beings held in bondage in the United States as there were inhabitants...in all Scotland."

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,246 word document (text and images)

Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Gateshead Observer

Speech delivered in England encouraging the "...consumption of free-labour in preference to slave-labour products." The speaker explained the current designation the U.S. uses of either slave-holding or non-slave-holding when bringing new states into the union.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 863 word document (text and images)

Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Gateshead Observer

Speech delivered in England encouraging the "...consumption of free-labour in preference to slave-labour products."

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 109 word document (text and image)

Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Gateshead Observer

Brief overview of speech regarding the history of slavery from its introduction to the current anti-slavery movement.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 260 word document (text and image)

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