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Subtitle: The Proclamation in Congress.

Title: Pacific Appeal - December 20, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer tells his readers that attempts to "table" the Emancipation Proclamation have failed and that the law will go into effect on January 1, 1863 as promised.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: Civil rights; Civil War; Congress; Emancipation Proclamation; government; politics

People: Fessenden, Thomas Amory Deblois

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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