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Title: Pacific Appeal - May 23, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a recent election. His also shares the contents of a placard that was posted around town attempting to encourage public outrage regarding the governor's plan to bring recently freed slaves to California to build roads.

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: California; Citizen's Party; contrabands; copperhead; election; employment; government; labor; People's Party; politics; railroad

People: Brumagim, John W.; Coon, H. P.; Ellis, John S.; Goodall, Charles; Loewy, William; McRuer, D. C.; Paxson, Joseph S.; Porter, Nathan; Potter, George C.; Sheldon, Dr.; Stanford, Leland; Tait, George; Wheaton, William R.; Young, Thomas S.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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