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Speaker or author: Newby, W. H.

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

The speaker expressed his fears that since this was the first convention of colored citizens to be held in California, and since this convention was taking place in Sacramento, that they would not be accepted or taken seriously due to the pervasive prejudice in that state.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 248 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1855-11-22

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

Keywords: California; government; population; prejudice; representation; Sacramento

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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