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Title: Paola Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, Paola

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Toronto Public Library -- Toronto, Canada

Lengthy sermon describing the history of slavery, its continued cruelties, and the influence of the Church in keeping the system in place in the U.S. The speaker emphasized the relationship between Egyptian slaves and those in the U.S., as well as the response of various European countries to the institution of slavery. Included is a denouncement of the Fugitive Slave Bill.

Description of file(s): PDF 73 page, 23,292 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1851-02-07

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

Keywords: Africa; Bible; Canada; Christianity; Church; Egypt; emancipation; England; Ethiopia; France; free-states; freedom; Fugitive Slave Law; George Washington; government; Great Britain; Greece; Hayti; history; Jews; John C. Calhoun; justice; liberty; oppression; Sir Allan McNab; slave-states; Spain; Thomas Jefferson

People: Calhoun, John C.; Jefferson, Thomas; McNab, Sir Allan; Washington, George

Publication type: Speeches

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