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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: John Sweat Rock

Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

The speaker emphasized that the fight for freedom during the Civil War would be won through the work of the abolitionists. He then went on to praise two abolitionists in particular.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,196 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1862

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: abolitionists; anti-slavery movement; Boston; Charles F. Hovey; Civil War; Declaration of Independence; government; Massachusetts; politics; South Carolina; Theodore Parker; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Garrison, William Lloyd; Hovey, Charles F.; Parker, Theodore

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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