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Speaker or author: Sanderson, J. B., d. 1875

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Harvard University, Cambridge -- Rare Books and Manuscripts

Brief speech stressing the importance of the convention in coming together to be recognized by the national government as an important part of the state of California. The convention called attention to the issues of racial prejudice and civil rights that were growing in the state.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 253 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1855-11-20

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

Keywords: California; government; population; prejudice; representation

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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