Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Robert Purvis
Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection
The speaker rejoiced in the recent emancipation of the slaves but stressed that the battle for improving the condition of the formerly enslaved and ending the prevelent prejudice would offer the Abolitionists continued work.
Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 2,058 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1864-12-03
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; anti-slavery societies; Civil War; copperhead; Daniel O'Connell; Emancipation Proclamation; England; government; Great Britain; Hayti; Liberia; slave power; soldiers; South Carolina; Washington DC; William Seward