Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)
The writer offers an article published in another newspaper as an example of the way fear, hatred and prejudice are spreading through New York as the effective date of the Emancipation Proclamation draws near. The article relates stories of lustful crimes and violence already taking place that the city expects will increase with the official end of slavery.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
People: Davis, Jefferson