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Speaker or author: Bryant, W. J. O.

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

The speaker encouraged continued efforts in the work towards complete abolition. He emphasized that while Abraham Lincoln's proclamation given the year before had set more than 4 million slaves free, that some states were excluded and work needs to continue to abolish slavery completely.

Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 920 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1864-01-01

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Civil War; Emancipation Proclamation; freedom; justice; liberty

People: Lincoln, Abraham

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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