Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Elective Franchise.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
The writer provides an overview of the current political climate regarding African American suffrage. He encourages his readers to form "Franchise Clubs" to help African Americans organize for equal rights, education, and access to political publications.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
People: ; Bates, Mr.; Beman, Amos Gerry, 1812-1874; Doolittle, [James R.]; Douglass, Frederick; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Gloucester, J. N.; Greeley, [Horace]; Hodge, William J.; Lincoln, [Abraham]; Maxon, Hon. Mr.; Myers, Stephen; Rich, William J.; Roct, Dr.; Smith, Gerrit; Spencer, C. S.; Watkins, William J.