Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John Sella Martin
Speaker or author: Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), b. 1832
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Rhodes House -- MSS British Empire -- G88, Freedman's Aid Society -- Oxford, England
Overview of a speech addressing the pro-slavery argument that the slave is content in his/her situation. This argument includes the idea that the slave has no right to his contentment if it interfers with another person's freedom. The speaker also eloquently addressed the argument of the inferiority of the black race.
Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 968 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1863
Organization: Freed-Man's Aid Society