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Subtitle: Prejudice.

Title: Pacific Appeal - November 15, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer offers an article published in another newspaper as an example of the way fear, hatred and prejudice are spreading through New York as the effective date of the Emancipation Proclamation draws near. The article relates stories of lustful crimes and violence already taking place that the city expects will increase with the official end of slavery.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: Civil rights; crime; Emancipation Proclamation; equal rights; Irish; Morning Call; National Police Gazette; New York; Oligarchy; prejudice; Slavery; society; violence

People: Davis, Jefferson

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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