Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Wells Brown
Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884
Newspaper or publication: North Star
Brief speech regarding the degraded condition of the slave and the poor white working class in the southern states. The speaker pointed to a monument in Croton Heights, Connecticut erected to those who gave their lives in battle in 1781, with the names of black victims listed separately from whites as evidence of pro-slavery feelings in that state. (Inlcudes MP3 audio file.)
Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 168 word document (text and image)
Date published: 1848-05-03
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