William Slade

Location: Cornwall
Tag(s): Abolition
Historical Category: Government History
Video Date: 04/04/19

William Slade was a public servant and politician, and a staunch abolitionist. His 1835 speech on the subject to Congress led to the establishment of a "gag order" on the subject of slavery.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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