Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Howard Day
Speaker or author: Day, William Howard, d. 1900
Newspaper or publication: Leeds Intelligencer
Overview of speech detailing the economics of slavery. The speaker noted the successes realized by free states when proponents of slavery had expressed the belief that without slavery the country couldn't survive economically. The speaker emphasized the influence of cotton on the continuation of slavery, and spoke against the idea of colonization.
Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 1,146 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1861-08-01