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Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: Bristol Times

Anecdotal speech given before a meeting on American slavery held in Bristol, England. The speaker recounted stories from his life and the lives of others who had experienced the cruelties of slavery. He spoke of the injustices of slavery, and stressed the importance of the support of the British people in the abolition of slavery in the U.S. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 995 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: Boston; cruelty; freedom; fugitive; George Thompson; liberty; prejudice

People: Thompson, George

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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