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I HAVE COME TO TELL YOU SOMETHING ABOUT SLAVERY
AN ADDRESS DELIVERED IN LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS, IN OCTOBER 1841
Neither the exact date nor the occasion of this speech can be determined. The person who recorded it, Philadelphia pacifist Edward M. Davis, said that he heard Douglass speak "when on a visit to Lynn, [Mass.]." The address "was delivered with energy," Davis wrote, "and evidently from one unaccustomed to make speeches, yet it came so spontaneously that it thrilled through every one present, and compelled them to feel for the Wrongs he had endured."
United States Congress
Antislavery petitions--U.S. Congress
Adams, John Quincy