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Title: Pacific Appeal - November 22, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer prepares his readers for the freedom that awaits the country as the Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect on January 1, 1863. He tells them how this conflict, based in the political battle over slavery, had evolved, and that it is now nearing its end.

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: Civil War; Emancipation Proclamation; poltiics; Slavery

People: Davis, Jefferson; Douglass, Frederick; Lincoln, Abraham; Seward, William H.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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