Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John Sweat Rock
Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866
Newspaper or publication: Liberator
Brief speech addressing the fears expressed within the country regarding the emancipation of the slaves. The speaker emphasized that the fear of amalgamation is groundless since it presupposes an "uncommon attraction on the part of the blacks" to the white race and this was not the case. He encouraged his audience to have faith and trust the path to freedom that lay before them.
Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 336 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1863-05-28
People: Lincoln, Abraham