Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Wells Brown
Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884
Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle
The speaker asked for all present to agree that the government had become a conspiracy against freedom. He read an excerpt from a southern newspaper demonstrating the fear of emancipated slaves that the southern states held, and that they used to continue slavery there. He expressed that recent government legislation was compelling those who were fighting for emancipation to take a more radical approach.
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,438 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1857-11-11