Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John S. Rock
Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866
Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper
The speaker addressed the issue of categorizing human beings in terms of race. He noted how "...in undertaking to prove too much they prove nothing." He touched on the history of slavery and denounced the Fugitive Slave Law, predicting its downfall.
Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,419 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1855