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Subtitle: The Nebraska Bill.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - April 14, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer speaks out against the Kansas-Nebraska Bill currently under consideration. He believes this bill will not become law.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: New Nebraska Bill.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - April 28, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer comments on further developments in the evolution of the Kansas-Nebraska Act currently being considered in Congress.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Nebraska Acrostic.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - June 23, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer jokes that the initials of those who signed the Nebraska Bill spell out the word "dogs." He adds that letters can be arragned to spell out the words "dogs" and "sold" can be found in Stephen A. Douglas' name as well.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Nebraska Bill Passed the Senate.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - March 10, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer alerts his readers to the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act by the Senate. He still holds out hope that it will not pass the House of Representatives.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Effect of the Nebraska Bill.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - March 3, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer comments on the proposed Kansas-Nebraska Act. He cautions that the effect of this law may have grave consequences for the country politically.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: The Engrossment of the Testimony Bill in the Senate.

Title: Pacific Appeal - January 31, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer briefly comments on the continuing political debate over providing African Americans with the Right of Testimony.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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