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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Freeman's Journal (Dublin)

Speech given in Dublin regarding the current condition of slaves and slavery in the U.S. in an effort to rally support for the abolitionist cause in America.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,246 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Syracuse Journal

Brief speech denouncing the goals of the American Colonization Society; and recounting a personal experience with prejudice.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 164 word document (text and image)

Title: Edmund Kelly

Speaker or author: Kelly, Edmund, b. 1818

Newspaper or publication: Freeman's Journal

Anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience within the system of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 356 word document (text and images)

Title: Edumund Kelly

Speaker or author: Kelly, Edmund, b. 1818

Newspaper or publication: Freeman's Journal

Anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience with slavery. Although his father was Irish, his mother's race determined his condition as property of a slaveholder.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 745 word document (text and images)

Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Gloucester Journal

Synopsis of the speaker's life experience that follows him from his birth into slavery to his successful career in the clergy and his accomplishments in his work for abolition.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 413 word document (text and images)

Title: John Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, John, fl. 1854

Newspaper or publication: Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal

Narrative regarding the life of John Brown and his experiences growing up as a slave.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,808 word document (text and images)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Journal of Negro History, Volume xxvii (January, 1942) No. 1, pp. 216-218

A brief speech taken from a longer one delivered in London offering an overview of the beginning of slavery in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,244 word document (text and images)

Title: William Craft

Speaker or author: Craft, William

Newspaper or publication: Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal

Speech describing the speaker's experiences as he and his wife made their escape from slavery. The speaker emphasized the cruelty and misery that slaves were enduring daily.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 2,263 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law, and describing the history of slavery as a history of legalized abuse and injustice.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,989 word document (text and images)

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