Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Robert Purvis
Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898
Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard
The speaker rejoiced in the recent emancipation of the slaves but stressed that the battle for improving the condition of the formerly enslaved and the prevalent prejudice would offer the Abolitionists continued work.
Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 2,084 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1863
Keywords: abolition; Abraham Lincoln; citizenship; Civil rights; Civil War; copperhead; Daniel O'Connell; emancipation; Emancipation Proclamation; England; government; Hayti; Ireland; Jefferson Davis; Liberia; Massachusetts; politics; prejudice; slave holders; soldiers; South Carolina; Washington DC; William Seward