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Title: William Wells Brown

Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Pine and Palm

The speaker described the turbulent history of Hayti in detail stressing the battles and triumphs of its military heroes. He stressed that those seeking to immigrate to Hayti would find it rich in natural resources, especially cotton and coffee, which offered competition to slave-grown produce in the U.S. [This speech is a continuation of speech 24115, published in the June 15, 1861 issue of the Pine and Palm.]

Description of file(s): PDF 13 page, 3,436 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861

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

Keywords: Africa; American Colonization Society; Charles Leclerc; cotton; Cuba; France; George Washington; Hayti; Henri Christophe; history; Jean Jacques Dessalines; military; mulatto; Napolean Bonaparte; revolution; school; Toussaint L'Ouverture; West Indies

People: Bonaparte, Napolean; Christophe, Henri; Dessalines, Jean Jacque; L'Ouverture, Toussaint; Leclerc, Charles; Washington, George

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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