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Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Speech given in England before a fund raising suffrage meeting emphasizing that distinguishing between black and white skin color was an "insult to common sense."

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 220 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Overview of speech regarding the speakers experiences as a fugitive slave in Canada. The speech helped raise money for the care of other fugitive slaves living in Canada.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 264 word document (text and image)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Speech delivered in London before the Colonial Missionary Society reporting on the speaker's experiences in Canada and the clerical work being done there.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 1,027 word document (text and images)

Title: Samuel Ringgold Ward

Speaker or author: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, b. 1817

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Brief speech regarding the fate of fugitive slaves who had escaped into Canada. The speaker noted that these fugitives were beyond the help of abolitionists living in the U.S. He asked that the British government get involved with the abolitionists' efforts since black British seamen were being seized and sold into slavery under new U.S. laws.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 199 word document (text and image)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

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

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Overview of speech delivered before an English audience asking for their assistance in denouncing slavery. The speaker offered an outline of the extent to which slavery prevailed in the U.S., and read extracts from U.S. laws used to restrict and control the lives of slaves.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 297 word document (text and image)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: NonConformist

Overview of a lengthy speech given before an audience of between 2,000 and 3,000 people in Worcester, England, on the cruelties and horrors of slavery in the U.S., a country that was founded on freedom. (Speech 10137 is a duplicate of this speech.) (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 674 word document (text and images)

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