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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: Alexander Crummell

Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Lengthy and eloquent eulogy on the life and character of Thomas Clarkson. The speaker spoke about Clarkson's early years, his struggles, and his accomplishments. He included the history of slavery, the current situation with the slaves and freed people of color, and his hopes and beliefs in a positive future.

Description of file(s): PDF 60 page, 17,894 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1846-12

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Africa; Britain; Christianity; Church; Civil rights; Civil War; Colonization; emancipation; England; eulogy; freedom; history; slave trade; Thomas Clarkson; William Wilberforce

People: Clarkson, Thomas; Wilberforce, William

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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