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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - September 21, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The Daily Times newspaper has published a letter from the president ordering General Fremont to modify his proclamation relating to the emancipation of slaves. The writer stresses that now is the time to petition Congress and apply pressure for the "Immediate Emancipation" of all slaves.

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

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

Keywords: army; army; Bull Run; Civil War; Congress; Daily Times; emancipation; fugitives; Garrison Party; Missouri; petition; union; war power; Washington

People: Banks, [Nathaniel Prentiss]; Duryea, [Hiram]; Fremont, [John Charles]; Lincoln, Abraham; Smith, Gerrit

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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