Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: H. Ford Douglass
Speaker or author: Douglass, H. Ford
Newspaper or publication: Liberator
Speaking in favor of the Stephen A. Douglas candidacy, the speaker emphasized the pro-slavery position of Abraham Lincoln. He noted that even though the Republican party (to which Lincoln belong) was considered the "anti-slavery party," Lincolns actions showed a different perspective. He noted that Lincoln supported the Fugitive Slave Law and expressed that Lincoln was pro-slavery.
Description of file(s): PDF 23 page, 6,716 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1860
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Democratic party; Fugitive Slave Law; Garrisonians; government; Great Britain; Henry Clay; history; John C. Calhoun; John Quincy Adams; July 4th; Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society; politics; Republican Party; Seceders party; Slave-Code Democrats; Stephen Arnold Douglas; Union Party; Whig party