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University of Detroit Mercy
Black Abolitionist Archive
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Speaker or Author:
Osborne, Peter, fl. 1832
Address of Mr. Peter Osborne, Delievered on the 5th of July, 1832, to the People of Color in the African Church in the city of New-Haven, Connecticut
Address delivered on July 5th, the date celebrated to call attention to the "lack of independence" for slaves and as a form of protest to the July 4th celebration.