Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: James Forten Jr.
Speaker or author: Forten, James Jr.
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection
Address delivered before the Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia offering encouragement for continuing efforts in their work for emancipation. The speaker emphasized the horrors of slavery and the benefits of a Christian approach towards freedom.
Description of file(s): PDF 15 page, 5,333 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1836-04-14
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; liberty; Slavery; Slaves--Emancipation--United States; United States--History--19th century
Organization: The Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia
Publication type: Speeches