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Title: John W. Lewis

Speaker or author: Lewis, John W., Eld.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Brief comments on the upcoming presidential election, voting, and the influence of the Church in continuing slavery. The speaker expressed his amazement that any government would pass a law like the Fugitive Slave Law.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 198 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1859

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

Keywords: Church; Fugitive Slave Law; politics; vote; Whig party

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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