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Subtitle: Our Future.

Title: Pacific Appeal - September 12, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer urges his readers to conduct themselves as "good citizens" now that the election is over and the state government seems inclined towards freedom and progress. He doesn't recommend at this point agitating for voting rights. He suggests proving the prejudicial pro-slavery factions wrong by demonstrating a strong moral character and a desire for social harmony.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: California; Civil rights; election; elective franchise; Irish Nationalist; politics; Pro-Slavery; vote

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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