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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: William Craft

Speaker or author: Craft, William

Newspaper or publication: Huddersfield Examiner

Speech given before an English audience detailing the injustices of the system of slavery in the U.S. The speaker stressed the lack of legal representation or recourse available to slaves, emphasizing that the government was not interested in their welfare.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 2,031 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1856

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

Keywords: American Indian; bondman; Christianity; England; Free Soil Party; injustice; Kansas; law; legal representation; ministers; Nebraska Bill; women

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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