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Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer tells his readers a bit about the lawyer who is defending Jefferson Davis during his trial. He believes both Davis and his lawyer to be traitors.

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: Civil rights; Democrat; disfranchise; government; Irish; lawyer; legal; New York; politics; suffrage; traitor; Whig

People: Davis, Jefferson; Downing, George T.; O'Conor, Charles; Powers, Jeremiah; Smith, James McCune

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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