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Title: Octavius V. Catto

Speaker or author: Catto, Octavius V.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College -- Pamphlets

Lengthy speech on the importance of education and its effects on the political and moral aspects of society. The speaker stressed the historical progress of education in Europe and the U.S. He also emphasized the positive influence the Society of Friends has had on its availability to all U.S. citizens.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,073 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1864-05-10

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Church; Civil War; education; England; government; history; Institute for Colored Youth; Martin Luther; politics; Quakers; Reformation; Richard Humphreys

People: Aristotle; Humphreys, Richard; Lincoln, Abraham; Luther, Martin

Organization: Society of Friends

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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