Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Wells Brown
Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884
Newspaper or publication: Liberator
Speech regarding the military history of black war heroes relating stories of their heroism. The speaker also addressed the court case that led to the emancipation of England and the British West Indies.
Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 1,157 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1857
Keywords: Algernon Sydney; British West Indies; court; Dred Scott; emancipation; England; human rights; James Somerset; Judge Roger Brooke Taney; Lord Mansfield (William Murray); military; prejudice; property; Thomas Clarkson