Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Edward Scott
Speaker or author: Scott, Edward, fl. 1857
Newspaper or publication: Christian News
Speech relating how southern slave owners use religion to encourage slaves to obey their masters. Religion was used as a means to justify cruelty for the slaveholder. The speaker related his own personal story of his life as a slave and his subsequent escape.
Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 674 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1857
Organization: Freewill Baptist Church
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