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Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Pine and Palm

Speech denouncing the idea of immigation to Hayti for freed African Americans. The speaker emphasized that America is home to former slaves and that they owe it to those who continue in slavery to stay in the U.S. He believed that slavery was nearing its end and that America would be a country that welcomed all races in the future.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 978 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861-08-08

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

Keywords: Boston; Colonization; Hayti; immigration; Jamaica; Kansas; New England; West Indies

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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