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Subtitle: What we Want.

Title: Mirror of the Times - August 22, 1857

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Mirror of the Times (1857 - 1862)

The writer expresses to his readers that while things seem to be prosperous for African Americans living in California, there are no laws in place to protect them. He adds that there is also always the potential for laws that limit African Americans even further. He urges his readers to pay close attention to political action in their state.

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

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

Keywords: California; government; law; politics

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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