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Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech regarding the pro-slavery approach taken by Robert Toombs in a recent speech the speaker had attended. The speaker noticed a change in public attitude towards slavery but emphasized that more work was required to put a final end to the system itself.

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,365 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1856

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Africa; Boston; Free Soilers; freedom; Georgia; John Mitchel; justice; Massachusetts; public opinion; Robert Toombs; Wendell Phillips

People: Phillips, Wendell; Toombs, Robert

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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