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Title: Pacific Appeal - May 3, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer lets his readers know that the Negro Testimony Bill (resulting from petitions they had gathered) did not pass the state Senate. He urges them not to give up hope, and assures them the fight for this right will continue.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: California; Civil rights; court; Evening Journal; government; law; legislature; Morning Call; Negro Testimony Bill; Oligarchy; petition; Right of Testimony; Slavery

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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