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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 19, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a speech delivered by William H. Seward. The atmosphere in the country is unsettled as state after state secedes from the Union and everywhere is heard calls for war.

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: campaign; government; North; politics; secession; Slavery; South; speech; union; war

People: Brown, John; Clay, [Henry]; Jackson, [Andrew]; Jefferson, [Thomas]; Seward, [William H.]; Wade, [Benjamin]; Webster, [Daniel]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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