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Title: Alexander Crummell

Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

Brief speech regarding the effect the American cotton growers and their slave labor have on the world economy. The speaker called for Britain to stop buying and using products produced with slave labor. (Speech 09789 is a duplicate of this speech.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 614 word document (text and images)

Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

Speech regarding the impact of slavery and the "love of war" on the ideal of universal peace.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 315 word document (text and image)

Title: John Sella Martin

Speaker or author: Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), b. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

An appeal to the American people on behalf of the newly freed slaves for assistance in adapting to their new condition. Almost immediately after the Emancipation Proclamation the prejudice already prevalent in the country became more pronounced and intense. The speaker called for reason and compassion.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 804 word document (text and images)

Title: John Sella Martin

Speaker or author: Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), b. 1832

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

Speech addressing those who criticized immediate emancipation. The speaker also addressed the belief that the slave was content in his bondage.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 890 word document (text and images)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

Brief overview of speech regarding the status of the slaves as the U. S. entered the Civil War. The speaker noted that the southern states couldn't "hold" the slaves and the northern states didn't want them. She felt that it was better to be at war over this issue than to allow things to continue as they were.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 295 word document (text and image)

Title: William P. Johnson

Speaker or author: Johnson, William P., fl. 1839

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

Brief excerpt of speech detailing the help one abolitionist from New York had offered escaping slaves in their journey to Canada.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 314 word document (text and image)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: Non Conformist

Speech commemorating the emancipation of the British West Indies on August 1, 1834. The speaker noted the benefits of living in Britain for the formerly enslaved people of the U.S., and expressed his hope that slavery would end in that country as well. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 448 word document (text and images)

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