Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Robert Purvis
Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898
Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard
Speech denouncing the actions of Paul Brown, Jr., United States Commissioner, in his handling of the case of a fugitive slave. This speech followed a resolution issued by the meeting that said, "Resolved, That every man who directly or indirectly aids in the execution of the Fugitive Slave bill merits the contempt of humanity, is a traitor to God and his country, and becomes an object to be despised by everything thinking being."
Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 680 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1857-02-03