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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 22, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses a proposal for emancipation that Abraham Lincoln sent to Congress. This represents the first legislative step towards the abolition of slavery and the realization of freedom for millions of slaves.

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

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

Keywords: abolitionists; army; Congress; emancipation; Fugitive Slave Bill; government; legislature; Slavery

People: Buchanan, James; Chase, [Salmon P.]; Filmore, Millard; Garrison, William Lloyd; Lincoln, Abraham; Phillips, Wendell; Seward, [William H.]; Stanton, [Edwin M.]; Tyler, John; Van Buren, Martin

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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