William Whipper was another successful black businessman who helped underwrite the antislavery movement and a host of local black improvement efforts. In 1834, he contributed to Cassey’s album a two-page essay “Moral Reform.” Within a couple of years, Whipper and Cassey organized the Moral Reform Society to promote temperance and education among northern blacks.

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William Whipper