Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Fourth of July, 1863.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)
The writer reflects on the years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He includes an excerpt from the Scholar's Manual which provides insight into the drafting of this important document. He notes that African American men fought in 1776 to secure the freedom this document represents, but it's only now that they can truly celebrate their own freedom.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page