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Subtitle: Senator Seward.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - January 26, 1855

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

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

The writer presents his views on the political life of Senator Seward. Although he is "much hated" by other politicians and maybe not the best choice to represent African Americans in Congress, he offers the strongest hope for the abolition of slavery at that point.

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: abolition; anti-slavery; Congress; election; government; Know-Nothing Party; politics; slave power; Whig

People: Seward, William Henry

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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