Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Still
Speaker or author: Still, William, 1821-1902.
Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard
Eloquent and rational speech regarding the unique predicament the free black citizens of Pennsylvania found themselves in since they were bordered by three slaveholding states and since the passing of the Fugitive Slave Law created incentive for kidnapping. The speaker emphasized the value of what they, as free black citizens, offered to the rest of the country in terms of example; and what they could do to protect and take care of themselves in emergency situations.
Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 3,137 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1860-08-04
The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The documents may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The source of the material, the University of Detroit Mercy Black Abolitionist Archive, must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.