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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: J. W. C. Pennington

Speaker or author: Pennington, James W. C.

Newspaper or publication: Christian News

Speech regarding the ongoing debate about whether slaves are content with their lives. The speaker was responding to another speaker who expressed his belief that the "social condition" of U.S. slaves was positive and offered an example of their general contentment.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 368 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: chattel; Christianity; churches; contentment

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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