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Title: R. Hall

Speaker or author: Hall, R., of California

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

Eloquent speech encouraging the continued efforts of the black citizens of California in the fight for equal rights and freedom (both political and civil).

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 930 word document (text and images)

Title: William Henry Hall

Speaker or author: Hall, W. H. (William Henry), fl. 1863-1864

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Speech given in tribute to Captain Alexander Ferguson for his courage and heroic efforts in fighting for the cause of freedom.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 592 word document (text and images)

Title: William Henry Hall

Speaker or author: Hall, W. H. (William Henry), fl. 1863-1864

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

Although California had entered the Union as a free state, the speaker joined those in the state government in questioning what social and political changes would take place nationally now that the Emancipation Proclamation had been delivered and the war was at an end.

Description of file(s): PDF 11 page, 2,632 word document (text and images)

Title: William Henry Hall

Speaker or author: Hall, W. H. (William Henry), fl. 1863-1864

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal

Eloquent speech praising Abraham Lincoln for emancipating the slaves. The speaker stressed that though the history of the U. S. had been fraught with an irrational oppression regarding human freedom, the government is now finally acting reasonably and rationally.

Description of file(s): PDF 17 page, 3,748 word document (text and images)

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