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Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Jeremiah Burke Sanderson
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)
Title: Jeremiah Powers
Speaker or author: Powers, Jeremiah
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
Speech given in response to derogatory remarks made by Charles O'Conor regarding African Americans and slavery.
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,168 word document (text and images)