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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: Robert Purvis

Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: Pennsylvania Freeman

Brief speech expressing opposition to the Fugitive Slave Bill and the governmental "compromises" that were being suggested to avoid complete abolition of slavery.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 271 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1850-10-15

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

Keywords: chattel; compromise; Constitution; freedom; Fugitive Slave Law; new territories; Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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