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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford -- Anti-Slavery Pamphlets

Sermon regarding the moral obligation of African Americans in the pursuit of individual freedom, happiness, truth, and justice. Stress is placed on the differences between "God's government" and the U.S. government.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,560 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1842-11-17

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

Keywords: Christianity; Constitution; Declaration of Independence; freedom; government; justice; liberty; morality; obligation; property; righteousness; virtue

Publication type: Speeches

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