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Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 22, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer offers commentary on a recent speech by Lajos Kassuth asking for aid from the U.S. where he is living in exile. His goal is to return to power in Hungary. The writer is concerned that the U.S. will become involved in this bloody conflict along with several countries in Europe.

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: allies; Austria; Crimea; England; Europe; France; Hungary; Polish revolution; Russia; war

People: Bonaparte, Napoleon; Kassuth, Lajos

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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