Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Negro Equality Governments.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)
The writer shares with his readers an article from the 1775 Constitution of Maryland providing the right of suffrage to any man with property. He tells his readers that this right to vote for all men was also accepted in two other states. It was only later that these state constitutions were changed to limit suffrage to white men only.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column