Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Wells Brown
Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884
Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard
Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill, and stressing the horrors and cruelties of slavery in the U.S. The speaker emphasized the joy in the freedom he found in Glasgow and all of Great Britain.
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,537 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1851
Keywords: anti-slavery movement; Britain; chattel; Congress; Constitution; Daniel Webster; Declaration of Independence; emancipation; Europe; freedom; fugitive; Fugitive Slave Bill; George Thompson; immigration; liberty; property; Thomas Garret; William Lloyd Garrison