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Speaker or author: Hall, W. H. (William Henry), fl. 1863-1864

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Harvard University, Cambridge -- Rare Books and Manuscripts

Although California had entered the Union as a free state, the speaker joined those in the state government in questioning what social and political changes would take place nationally now that the Emancipation Proclamation had been delivered and the war was at an end.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,632 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1865-10-25

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; bondsman; California; California State Convention of Colored Citizens; Civil War; copperhead; Crispus Attucks; Dred Scott; Emancipation Proclamation; freedom; government; liberty; New England; Patrick Henry; People's Party; politics; Reformation; Roger B. Tancy; states rights

People: Attucks, Crispus; Henry, Patrick; Lincoln, Abraham; Scott, Dred; Tancy, Roger B.

Organization: California State Convention of Colored Citizens

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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