Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Robert Gordon
Speaker or author: Gordon, Robert
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Institute of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets
Sermon delivered in London to celebrate the August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker gave a history of slavery in the U.S., compared this with the enslaving of the Jews in the Biblical era, and praised Great Britain for its progressive stance on abolishing slavery.
Description of file(s): PDF 21 page, 7,356 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1859-08-01
Keywords: Britain; Canada; celebration; Christianity; education; emancipation; England; freedom; Fugitive Slave Bill; government; history; Jamaica; Jews; justice; law; liberty; London; slave trade; Thomas Fowell Burton; West Indies; William Wilberforce