Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Thomas Myers Decatur Ward
Speaker or author: Ward, Thomas Myers Decatur
Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal
Hopeful speech regarding the future of African Americans now that the Emancipation Proclamation has been delivered and the slaves are free. The speaker stressed the sacrifice of those who had fought and died for freedom.
Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 2,200 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1863-08-06
People: Lincoln, Abraham