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Subtitle: Gerrit Smith's Letter.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 26, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer comments on a letter Gerrit Smith sent to the Postmaster General regarding the Civil War, military activities, race relations, and the end of slavery.

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

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

Keywords: caste; Civil War; Colonization; generals; government; Haytian Bureau; Liberia; military; politics; prejudice; race; slaves; soldiers

People: Banks, [Nathaniel Prentiss]; Beauregard, [P. G. T.]; Benson, [Stephen]; Blair, [Montgomery]; Clay, Henry; Davis, [Jefferson]; Grant, Ulysses S.; Gurley, R. R.; Halleck, [Henry Wager]; Latrobe, Mr.; Lincoln, Abraham; McClellan, [George]; Phillips, Wendell; Pinney, Mr.; Seward, [William H.]; Smith, Gerrit; Stone, Mr.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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