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A.n Emancipation " Soene" at Washington. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
An Emancipation " Scene" at Washington. A Washington correspondent of the N. Y. Tribune furnishes a graphic description of a scene that occurrcd at the Bethel Church, near the Capitol, on Sunday morning, April 15th—the day of fasting and prayer appointed by the President. The Colored Preacher took for his text the words, "If God be for us, who can be against us ?" and, after speaking of the deliverance of Moses and the Children of Israel from bondage, referred, by a natural transition, to the condition of the slaves in America, and especially in the District of Columbia. The narative ceeds as follows : He thanked the Lord most fervently that he had been permitted to live to see this day ; 43 years ago he was tarred and feathered in Washington, because ho would preach the Lord Jesus as he understood it; " but now," shouted the sable speaker, " let Ethiopia lift up her hands to God, for a great good is coming out of the war ! —a good for me, for us, and for our people, whom every nati...
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO: SATURDAY, JUNE 7, I*o2. The Appeal can be had at J. W. Sullivan's News Depot, near the Post Office. City Acf.nt.—Mr. John F. Moore will act as City Agent and Carrier. J©** Our Apents will please collect for tho month of June, and remit as speedily as possible
Special Work for Colored Men. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
Special Work for Colored Men. Living in a community where we are ostracised, disfranchised, deprived of our rights, civic, political and judicial, we have special duties to perform, a special work to accomplish, different and distinct from any other class in the community. We are Americans by birth, habits, custom, education, religion ; we are part and parcel of the country, homogeneous with the American people ; " natives here and to the manner born," and we cannot be alienated nor driven away. We have, however, from oppressive laws, the» effect of slavery, no rights nor privileges in common with the American people. While we love our country, we are debarred from that right which was dear to every Roman citizen —defending, protecting and fighting for our country : we honor our institutions, but are denied all the benefits arising from them : we revere our laws, but are deprived of the protection which the regis of justice throws over all. This being the case, having special rights...
The Mirror of the Times. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
The Mirror of the Times. We wish to preserve the records of the principal events which have occurred in the history of the Colored people in California. We have heretofore given brief accounts of the several Conventions "which have been held in this country, and we shall occasionally reter to the effects which have resulted thereform. One of the most important events which has transpired, and which was one of the results oi the Convention of 1855, was the establishment of the Mirror of the Times. Several of our most prominent citizens felt the importance of a paper at, that time, to continue the work commenced by the Convention. After consultation on the subject, they agreed to call a pub lic meeting of the Colored people of this city : the proceedings we copy from the first number of the Mirror, Sept. 13, 1856. At a public mpeting of the colored citizens of San Francisco, held at St. Cyprian's church, on Tuesday evening, August 19th. Peter Anderson was called to the chair, and J. H...
Communinitious. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
Communinitious. The following communication was received, last week, too late for insertion. We can form no idea of the source from whence it came; and from absence of any indication by the writer of his whereabouts, it might have come from the moon or the antipodes. Our correspondent will please comply with our rules, which are essential to an insertion of communications. All communications must have place and date. We should prefer the name of the writer, not for publication, but as evidence of authenticity, and they must be received by Wednesday. Write only on one page. We might have crowded in the following last week, but we had to copy it entire. We do not mind correcting, but we cannot copy : For the Pacific Appeal. Mr. Editor :—Your able correspondent, Kingstonian, in your last week s Appeal, recommends the calling of a Convention of delegates from each county for consultation, and for the appointment of committees for the. circulation of petitions to the next Legislature for...
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
DIED. At Port au Prince, FTayti, of the fever, Feb. 14th, Mrs. Francks Fai,i.um Wiujams, consort of John Pallum Williams, late of Marysville Oal. ' She is not dead, but sleep:th : Her spirit watcheth round The bed of those that weepeth, Whilst she is under ground. Why mourn her loss? Tis better . lier spirit should ascend, Unto the (Jod that guAe it, Where earthly sorrows end. Her Christian soul has joined The hosts of ages past; She has paid the debt of nature— We all must pay at last.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
P«twgs7lk MASONIC NOTICE. OLIVE BRANCH LODGE, No, 5, F. AA. MASONB. This Lodge meets every Tues. day Evening, in their Hall, 306 Stockton street. The Monthly Meeting, Ist Tuesday in cachmonthNKLSON COOK, Sec'y. San Francisco Literary Institute. Meet every Thuhsday evening, at the con ?r of Broadway and Mason street. Business meetiin \st Thursday in each month. JAMES P. DYER, President. Philip A. Bell, Recording Secretary, Dupont Street Baptist Church—The Rev. Thos. Howell, Pastor—Preaching every Sunday, at 3 and at o'clock, P. M. Sabbath School at 10 o'clock, A. M. ST. JOHN'S DAY. OLIVE BRANCH LODGE, No. 5, F. &amp; A. M. WIIJ, OIVE A. GRAND MASONIC FESTIVAL At Apollo Hall, Pacific Street, on the evening of June 24th, 1862. . The order of exercises will consist of Music, Address, &amp;c. committee or arrangements. Henry Talbot, James Stevens, Dawson Thomas, Edward Quinn, Henry F. Sampson, Chas. H. Mcrcier, Nelson Cook. Tickets to admit a Gentleman and Lftdy, $2 50 Si...
She [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
She The Orizaba sailed, on Saturday last, for Panama, with 115 passengers for New York, and $801,961,03 treasure. Senator Perkins was amongst the passengers. The rebels evacuated Corinth on the 29th ult. Gen. Pope took possession and occupied that place, but has since advanced and taken 10,000 rebel prisoners. One entire regiment, 13th Louisiana, deserted from the enemy at Corinth. The Northern Light arrived at New York, 31st May, with California passengers and treasure. She captured a rebel schooner, off Wilmington, N. C., and brought her into New York. Horatio King has been nominated and confirmed, in place of Mayor Berret, to the Commission on the claims arising out of the District Emancipation Act. The Emancipation Commissioners of the District of Columbia have assembled and commenced their business. Mrs. Jeff. Davis has arrived at Raleigh, N. C. under the escort of Senator Gwin. Slaves are not confiscated by the bill which passed the House, the amendment giving freedom to them ...
CONTENTS OF NO. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
CONTENTS OF NO. 10. Page Column I—Good Conduct of the African People, 1 The Great Tragedian, Aldridge 2 Recognition of Hayti and Liberia.... 3 Emancipation Scene at Washington, 4 2—Editorial 5 The Mirror of the Times 6 3—Communications 10 J. P. Williams to his Cal. Friends, 11 Marriages and Deaths 12 Meetings, &amp;c 12 4—The News 13 Advertisements 14 Prospectus 16
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
Advertisements. MBS. SARAH A. HANCOCK, No. 105 Dupont Street. Dress-making, machine sewing, Embroidery, etc., done at the shortest notice. Trimmings of all kinds constantly on hand for Ladios' Dresses. Gentlemen's Shirts made to order, on the most reasonable terms. m31-2m BROADWAY BREWERY. ALBRECHT &amp; CO., Nos. 629, 631, 633, 635 and 637 BROADWAY, Between Dupont and Stockton sts., San Francisco. Lager Beer, Bottled Porter and Ale. Saloons, Hotels and Families supplied. my31-3m Antelope Restaurant and Saloon. THE! undereigned has just opened a first-class RESTAURANT AND SALOON AT HEALDSBURGH, Sonoma County, for the especial accommodation of travelers. Persons visiting the Geyser Springs, or other parts of the upper country, can procure the best of meals at snort notice. There is, also, a fine SALOON FOR LADIES, where all the delicacies of the season can be procured. Game of all kinds always on hand. my24-lm MRS. THOMAS WATSON. BOARDING HOUSE. For colored people.—mrs. Turk ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
NATHANIEL GRAY, UNDERTAKER, 641 Sacramento Street, Comer of Webb, San Francisco. Iron and Wood Grove Enclosures and Marble Tomb Stones furnished to order. my10-3m Dress making and Machine Sewing, By Mrs. MATILDA THOMPSON, No. 725 Mission street, between 3d and 4th sts. ap12tf BULL'S HEAD, YATES ST, above DOUGLAS, VICTORIA, V. I. English ale and porter, s panis h and FRENCH WINES, French Brandy aud Scotch Whisky, Choice Havana Segars, always on hand. JACOB FRANCIS. Victoria, April 16th, 1862. GEO. W. CIIAPIN it CO., GENERAL AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT OFFICE, SAN FRANCISCO, Find employment for all kinds of Help. House Servants, Cooks, Seamstresses, Grooms, Waiters, Coachmen, Farm Hands, Day Laborers, Mechanics, etc.. With the above, we have a House Brokerage and Real Estate Agency—Rent Houses and Lands, Collect Bills, Money Loaned and Hired, &lt;S;c., &amp;c. Kearny St., 3d doo r above Clay, lower side of IMaza. mylO-tf Barber shop and bath-house FOR SALE. The undersigned w...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 7 June 1862
NEW YORK BREWERY No. 119 Post Street, (Between Dupont end Kearuy.) LAGER BEER, ALE &amp; PORTER. Public Houses supplied on liberal terms. m24tf WUNKNBURG &amp; CO. P. ANDERSON, Coat Renovator, STEAM SCOU RE It, CL 0 THIN 0 ESTABLISHMENT, Ho. 79 Merchant Street, (Between Montgomery and Sansome Sts.) SAN FRANCISCO. NION CLUB ROOMS, APOLLO HALL, Pacific Street. Members and Visitors accommodated with all the necessaries and luxuries of life. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. B@~The Club meets every Friday night, Members are requested to be punctual in attendance. my3tf TO LET—FOR BALLS, SUPPERS AND ENTERTAINMENTS, of all kinds, th Large Room known as Apollo Hall, Pacific, above Stockton Street. CHARLES BALFOUR, Proprietor. my3tf
JSttortiw. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
JSttortiw. For Prospectus and Contents see last page. Death of a Noble Woman. Some of the readers may remember an item, which appeard in the Boston Traveler, which gave some account of little ' Daisy,' a child whose father was formerly a slave, and both whose parents had African blood in their veins, though they, as well as their child, were so nearly white as with difficulty to be distinguished from their Anglo-Saxon neighbors. Mrs. Peak, the mother of little Daisy, was exceedingly well educated, having been sent to Northern schools for that purpose. She might readily have separated herself from her despised race, denied her allegiance to it in lineage, and thus escaped contumely. She would not do this, bnt refused, like Moses of old, to be considered one of her people's oppressors, 4 choosing rather to suffer affliction with' them, than to enjoy such sinful pleasure a3 forsaking them might afford. She devoted her time to their instruction. She married a slave, but together they bo...
Uncle Tom's Cabin. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
Uncle Tom's Cabin. Ten or twelve years a,2:0. Dr. Bailey, the editor of the National Era. a weekly paper published at Washington City, wrote a note to the following effect: My Dear Mrs. S.—l enclose a $100 bill. Please send me a story—anything you choose. This was addressed to Harriet Beecher Stowe, a lady then comparatively unknown to literature—the sister of the famous Henry Ward Beecher, pastor of Plymouth Church, Brooklyn. Mrs. Stowe accepted the offer of the editor, and wrote a note to her brother : My Dear Brother Henri I —Look out for the next numbers of the JYational Era. I shall have a little story in them. Yours. Harriet. • This story, originally intended to occupy about a dozen columns of the paper, and to be concluded in three or four months, was called " Uncle Tom. or Life Among the Lowly." Scarcely had the almost unthinking authoress written her first instalment, when she found the subject growing into magnitude, spreading with the rapidity of Elijah's cloud, and embra...
"pßmaneipation Society of the State of Missouri. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
"pßmaneipation Society of the State of Missouri. It is perhaps not generally known among our American population, that there is a society organized in this city, bearing the name and style which heads this article. The objects of the association are just what the name, in connection with the "preamble," (published herewith) to the constitution, indicates. The German papers of this city have recently given more or ldss information in regard to it, and some have entertained the idea that it is a movement confined* principally to our German fellow citizens. This impression, however, is erroneous. American citizens of native and foreign birth, and of all nationalities among us, are cordially invited to co-oper-ate in this movement, which is one that will commend itself to the serious attention of all citizens of Missouri, who have the best interests of the State at heart. The Society is denominated " The General Emancipation Society of the State of Misi souri." Auxilliary societies will...
Colored Property-Hcflders in the District of Columbia. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 14 June 1862
Colored Property-Hcflders in the District of Columbia. The report, of Mr. Kennedy, Superintendent of the Census Bureau, relative to the colored property-holders of the District of Columbia, whether intentionally or otherwise, does them the greatest injustice. He says: " The real estate is V owned by 508 persons, averaging $1,205 " each. The real and personal property "is owned by 1,175 persons, averaging " $646 each. The total free colored pop- " ulation in the District of Columbia is " 11,131. ********* " The number of free colored males over "20 years of age is 2,486." After recapitulating the numbers who own property valued at or over certain specified sums, he concludes with the statement, " 9,'956 return no property." This is true on its face, but grossly false in the idea which it conveys. " The number of free colored males," says Mr. Kennedy, "is 2,486." Then the 9,956 whom he represents as having made returns of' no property" are women and children, and persons under 20 year...