Abolition Fanaticism in New York

Speech of a Runaway Slave from Baltimore, at an Abolition Meeting in New York, Held May 11, 1847

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Published: 1847
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,657 / 23 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.1
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 4,580
Added to site: 2011.06.17
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ey should arrive at home, to extend the borders of their Temperance Societies, so as to include the 500,000 Colored People in the Northern States of the Union. I also called to mind the facts in relation to the mob that occurred in the City of Philadelphia in the year 1842. I stated these facts to show to the British public how difficult it is for a colored man in this country to do anything to elevate himself or his race from the state of degradation in which they are plunged; how difficult it is for him to be virtuous or temperate, or anything but a menial, an outcast. You all remember the circumstances of the mob to which I have alluded. A number of intelligent, philanthropic, manly colored men, desirous of snatching their colored brethren from the fangs of intemperance, formed themselves into a procession and walked through the streets of Philadelphia with appropriate banners, and badges, and mottoes. I stated the fact that that procession was not allowed to proceed far, in the City of Philadelphia--the A

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