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Title: Pacific Appeal - January 24, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer describes the series of Presidential Administrations during what he describes as "the zenith of the slave-power" in this country. Now that the Emancipation Proclamation has taken effect, he predicts that "Truly, a bright future awaits us."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: Europe; government; politics; secessionists; Slavery

People: Buchanan, James; Fillmore, Millard; Harrison, William Henry; Jackson, Andrew; Pierce, Franklin; Polk, James K.; Taylor, Zachery; Tyler, John; Van Buren, Martin

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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