Disunion: two discourses at Music Hall, on January 20th, and February 17th, 1861

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Title

Disunion: two discourses at Music Hall, on January 20th, and February 17th, 1861

Description

Two speeches given by famed abolitionist and orator, Wendell Phillips. The first is entitled "The Lesson of the Hour." The second, entitled "Progress" was addressed to the twenty-eighth Congregational Society. In the second, Phillips discusses the idea that slaves will help achieve their own liberation. He also discusses his support of the secession of South Carolina and other southern states, declaring himself a "disunion man."

Date

1861

Subject

Secession
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes
United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861

Creator

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

Publisher

Boston : Robert F. Wallcut

Format

46 pages

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU-1861-01

Original Format

Speeches (documents)

Physical Dimensions

19 cm.

URL

Available online through the Internet Archive

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