Subtitle: Slavery Abolished in the District of Columbia.
Title: Pacific Appeal - April 19, 1862
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)
The writer briefly announces that a bill has passed abolishing slavery in Washington, D.C.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: "peculiar institution"; emancipation; government; Slavery
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers