Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William J. Wilson, Jr.
Speaker or author: Wilson, William, Jr.
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
Speech given to commemorate the August 1st anniversary of the emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker argued that the rationality used to end slavery in the British West Indies could be used in the U.S. as well. The fears of U.S. citizens of what may happen if the slaves are freed are proven unfounded by the history of events in the West Indies.
Description of file(s): PDF
Date published: 1859-08-01