Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Sarah Parker Remond
Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?
Newspaper or publication: Manchester Weekly Times
Impassioned speech delivered before an English audience. The speaker recounted examples of the horrors and moral degradation of slavery. She noted that the economics of cotton ruled the mind and morals of slaveholders. She stressed that slavery had not only denied freedom to millions of human beings, but had created a population of poor white people who could not earn a livable wage due to its existence.
Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,862 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1859