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Title: "A Colored Female"

Speaker or author: Anonymous

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given by an anonymous speaker at the Female Minervian Association on the moral and social improvement of freed slaves, encouraging them to assist those who are still enslaved.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 316 word document (text and images)

Title: Alexander Crummell

Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker expressed his joy at the progress being made through emancipation in the U. S., and welcomed any African American interested in moving to Liberia to teach and/or add benefit to the continent of Africa.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 999 word document (text and images)

Title: Anonymous

Speaker or author: Anonymous

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

An anonymous address regarding objections to the goals of the Colonization Society, with an emphasis on the negative impact of moving people from their native country.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,025 word document (text and images)

Title: Anonymous

Speaker or author: Anonymous

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Anonymous speech delivered by a member of the Society cooperating with the General Convention at Philadelphia against the colonization of Africa by freed slaves. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 442 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief speech in which the speaker expressed that what African Americans wanted most in this country were equal rights and equal citizenship recognition.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 111 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Law; and lamenting the loss of motivation in those who had formed anti-slavery societies and had for so long fought untiringly for freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,026 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in response to a resolution presented before the American Abolition Society meeting. The speaker said that so far all attempts at a peaceful resolution to the issue of slavery have failed. He could see the direction the country was going, and while he didn't agree with dissolving the Union, he could understand the need for radical change at that point.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,925 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the speaker's belief that slaves fleeing to Canada were making a mistake. He said that he found just as much prejudice there as in the U.S. and it seemed to him that the black people were perpetuating this themselves.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 564 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Continuation of welcome to George Thompson (see speech 11054) upon his visit to Boston. The speaker stressed that prejudice was the "chief enemy of his race" and that he was unaffected by prejudice while in Great Britain.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 198 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given before the Paisley Temperance Society regarding the cooperation existing between the temperance and anti-slavery movements. By joining forces, both movements hoped to reach their goals for social change.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,150 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech outlining the horrors of slavery contending that it was "... a system of murder" for profit. Emphasis is placed on recent writings by Thomas Fowell Buxton.

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

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker denounced the "Two Years' Amendment" that Massachusetts had established. The amendment stated that immigrants must wait two years before they can vote. The speaker emphasized that while the Democratic Party had compared this with the fact that black citizens could vote after one year, both of these stipulations were prejudicial.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 239 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Overview of brief speech given in celebration of the anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker was enthusiastic about the future and the potential for total emancipation in the U.S. He praised the efforts of the abolitionists and condemned the idea of colonization.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 203 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Address given before the Legislative Committee in the House of Representatives regarding "the rights of colored citizens when traveling" and civil rights in general.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,220 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered during a July 4th celebration emphasizing the irony of celebrating freedom in a country condoning slavery. The speaker denounced the recent court decision handed down by Judge Taney in the Dred Scott case.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,728 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered denouncing the legal decision made by Judge Taney. The speaker encouraged his audience to adopt the motto, "No Union with Slaveholders." He said he would rather see the union divided than to give up the fight for freedom and the cause of human liberty.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 960 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Impromptu speech given in response to a remark made by a government official comparing granting freedom to the slaves with allowing wild animals to roam free.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 920 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in Limmerick, Ireland regarding the injustice of slavery, in order to elicit support for abolition and emancipation of slaves in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,088 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered in Dublin, Ireland before a meeting of the Hibernian Anti-Slavery Society to elicit support for the anti-slavery movements in the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 268 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given in a public meeting which included debate among several abolitionists regarding the current state of abolition and emancipation. Emphasis is placed on the role of government and a comparison is made with the progress of abolition in other countries.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,920 word document (text and images)

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