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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 91

20. William S. Paul, An Oration Delivered before the United African Society, at the Rev. Mr. Williams’ Meeting-House, in Providence, on the First of January, 1811 (Providence, RI: Printed for the Society, [1811?]). (8 p.)

Speech by an African American to African Americans thanking God for their freedom and exhorting his audience to “rise in the world, and by your upright deportment, give abundant satisfaction to those that still remain our friends.”