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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Subtitle: Law, Equality, Truth and Justice.

Title: Elevator - October 27, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer considers the principles that the United States legal system is based on. He notes that these principles were violated by the institution of slavery. If this country is to remain free, the American people can never return to this form of systematic injustice.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Civil rights; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: citizenship; freedom; Jew; jury; justice; law; morality; virtue

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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