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Title: Anthony Burns

Speaker or author: Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Anecdotal speech regarding one man's experience with slavery and subsequent escape.

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

Title: Benjamin Stanley

Speaker or author: Stanley, Benjamin, fl. 1850

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Overview of speech offered in protest of the Fugitive Slave Bill that was contributing to the kidnapping of nominally free black citizens of New York. The speaker suggested armed resistance to those who would attempt to rob them of their freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 458 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Bennet Ray

Speaker or author: Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Overview of speech offered in protest of the Fugitive Slave Bill that was contributing to the kidnapping of nominally free black citizens of New York. Emphasis is placed on the recent experience of James Hamlet, who escaped after being kidnapped to be sold into slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 225 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Bennet Ray

Speaker or author: Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech against the idea and goals of the American Colonization Society.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,464 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles L. Reason

Speaker or author: Reason, Charles Lewis, 1818-1893

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech denouncing the plans and goals of the American Colonization Society. The speaker stressed that this idea is just a scheme to remove African Americans from the U.S.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,221 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles L. Reason

Speaker or author: Reason, Charles Lewis, 1818-1893

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech given against the goals of the American Colonization Society and the speaker's belief that colonization of Africa simply offered another type of enslavement to African Americans.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,314 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech stressing the idea that the Constitution is "pro-slavery" and that the Liberty Party has formed to protest this. The speaker notes that "A protest amounts to nothing, so long as he continues in fellowship with those who persist in evil-doing." This statement was in response to a suggestion that the Liberty Party members "unite" with the slaveholders in governmental action.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,275 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech following a resolution that the speaker offered emphasizing the lack of funding available to carry out the goals of the American Colonization Society. The speaker expressed his belief that the idea to colonize Africa with the "nominally free" African Americans was a scheme to "dupe" the American people out of large sums of money.

Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,581 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Passionate speech given at the anti-slavery convention held in Albany, N.Y. regarding the condition of the slave in the U.S. Emphasis placed on the influence of the Church and government legislation in the continuation of the institution of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 873 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

In response to a resolution regarding revolution to gain freedom for the slaves, the speaker said he did not advocate violence but insisted that freedom was the inherent right of all men, regardless of race.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 301 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Society

Speech against the plans of the American Colonization Society. The speaker expressed his belief that colonization was inspired by the institution of American slavery as a way of solving the issue of slavery without allowing freed slaves to become members of American society.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,577 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech given during an American Anti-Slavery Society convention in response to the assertion that there were three parties working towards emancipation: the Liberty Party, the Liberty League, and the American Anti-Slavery Society. Each party has its own mission and goals.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,193 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker said that prejudice in New York was just as prevelant as it always had been, that no number of resolutions created in any convention could change this. The speaker called for true reform of the current political system in place in free states with regard to prejudice based on color.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 526 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker chastised a white member of the convention who was unwilling to donate money but was willing to occupy time. The speaker noted that while many believed in the anti-slavery notion of the U.S. Constitution, there were few who would actually work towards liberating even one slave.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 337 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker noted that while slavery had ended, as long as equality did not exist between the races, the work of the Anti-Slavery movement would continue. He believed that now was not the time to abandon work for civil rights and social acceptance of the newly freed slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 955 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker defended the slaveholder against accusations that the slaveholders had created prejudice in the northern states against people of color. The speaker placed the blame instead on the conflict and existing tension between the north and the south.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 331 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Brief speech delivered at the Cazenovia Anti-Slavery Convention stressing the political and moral aspects of the Liberty party and the Anti-Slavery Society.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 205 word document (text and image)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

This speech is a continuation of a previous speech (not included). Speech addresses the wording of the Constitution in that it does not include provisions for slavery. Also addressed are issues regarding women's rights and inequality based on race and sex.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,309 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech given in London before the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society regarding the political implications of continued slavery in the U.S. after British emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,342 word document (text and images)

Title: Charles Lenox Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech given as Mr. Remond proposed a resolution stressing the importance of encouraging friends of the anti-slavery movement to subscribe to the National Anti-Slavery Standard and Liberator newspapers.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 325 word document (text and images)

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