Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Robert Purvis
Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898
Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Advocate
The speaker expressed his doubts that the present government would ever abolish slavery since they refused to allow African Americans to become soldiers. He also pointed out that the Dred Scott decision demonstrated the government's true position on the idea of emancipation.
Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 269 word document (text and image)
Date published: 1861
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