Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Robert Purvis
Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898
Newspaper or publication: Liberator
Eloquent speech in which the speaker reinforced the precepts of the abolitionists' cause. He said that philanthropy would help abolition by providing the energy to express: "...I am in earnest; I will not equivocate; I will not excuse; I will not retreat a single inch; and I will be heard."
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,385 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1854