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Title: Henry Highland Garnet

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

Newspaper or publication: Emancipator

Speech encouraging the continued efforts of the Liberty Party of Massachusetts in their fight for the abolition of slavery. Mr. Garnet expressed that his speech was "...to show future generations the course we pursued in 1842; they will award to us consistency in our conduct, honesty of purpose, and entire devotedness to the cause of holy and impartial freedom."

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,190 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1842

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

Keywords: empathy; freedom; government; humanity; John Delancey; liberty; oppression; politics; slave traffic; slaveholders; Texas; tyranny

People: Delancey, John

Organization: The Liberty Party of Massachusetts

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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