Subtitle: The Emancipation Message.
Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 22, 1862
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
The writer discusses a proposal for emancipation that Abraham Lincoln sent to Congress. This represents the first legislative step towards the abolition of slavery and the realization of freedom for millions of slaves.
Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: abolitionists; army; Congress; emancipation; Fugitive Slave Bill; government; legislature
People: Buchanan, James; Chase, [Salmon P.]; Filmore, Millard; Garrison, William Lloyd; Lincoln, Abraham; Phillips, Wendell; Seward, [William H.]; Stanton, [Edwin M.]; Tyler, John; Van Buren, Martin
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers