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Title: Henry Highland Garnet

Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Gateshead Observer

Speech delivered in England encouraging the "...consumption of free-labour in preference to slave-labour products." The speaker explained the current designation the U.S. uses of either slave-holding or non-slave-holding when bringing new states into the union.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 863 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: Britain; California; Canada; free states; Free-Labour Movement; fugitive; Henry Clay; New Mexico; property; Slavery; union; Wilmot Proviso

People: Clay, Henry

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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