Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Johnson Alston
Speaker or author: Alston, William Johnson
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
At the outset of the Civil War, the speaker calls for a National Day of Prayer and Fasting. In his sermon, he refers to the Declaration of Independence and Bible passages to prove the inherent human freedom of all races.
Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 3,164 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1861-09-26
Keywords: Africa; Bible; Christianity; Church; Civil War; Congress; Constitution; Declaration of Independence; freedom; George Washington; government; liberty; National Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer Day; New York
People: Washington, George
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