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• Our Contributors. v [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
• Our Contributors. v DR. EZRA R. JOHNSON, REV. J. J. MOORE, Rev. T. M. D. WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J. M. BELL, WM. H. YATES, E. P. DUPLEX, WM. H. FOOTE, WM. H. HALL, WM. A. SMITH, J. M. WHITFIELD, JACOB FRANCIS, S. B. SERRINGTON, DR. WM. II C. STEPHENSON, CHARLES M. WILSON, A. FERGUSON. And others that will be announced from time to time, with a number of lady contributors.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
. The Appeal will be devoted to the interests of the Colored people of California and to their Moral, Intellectual and Political advancement. AGENTS. The Rev. T. M. D. Ward, Traveling Agent. John G. Coursey, City Agent. Martin Carson, Stockton, Cal. Wm. Mills, James Nichols, Sacramento City. Albert D, Berghart " Isaac Sariks, Grass Yalley. J. E. Smith, Yreka. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. Robert Banks, Big Oak Flat. Wni. Smith, San Jose. George Miller, Petsluma* Wm. W. Rich, Oakland. A. L. Sanderson, Placerville. Denis Carter, Nevada. Elijah Booth, '• S. P. Clanton, Benicia. E. Hatton, Napa. Isaac Morton, Coloma. William Holmes, Oroville. James H. Hudson, Suisun City. Lewis G. Green, Los Angele3. Isaac Flood, San Antonio. Robert H. Small, Coulterville. James Moody, Jackson, Amador Co. Chas. G. Hawkins, Sutter Creek, " Francis Green, Michigan Bar. L. A. Monroe, Mariposa. John C. Mortimore, Aurora, Mono co. Wm. H. Foote, Weaverville, Trinity county. David Mcßeynolds, Shasta. Wm. Prescott, P...
s [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
s From the London Spectator, Jan. 31. Anti-Slavery Meeting in London. The week has been full of signs of a coming change in public opinion. The civil war in America has become an antislavery struggle, and slowly but certainly English opinion is swinging roUnd to its true position—a passive, but unqualified dislike of all who contend for human bondage. Last week a public meeting in Liv. erpool, the stronghold of slavish principles and slave-owning prejudices, endorsed Mr. Lincoln's proclamation. This week, Bristol, where the slave trade lasted longer than in any port in Great Britain, has affirmed the right of emancipation ; in Bradford, a meeting, larger than any held for years, unanimously passed resolutions pledging those present to the extermination of slavery ; and in London, Exeter Hall has been crowded with scholars and working men. The smug Bourgeoisie, who take the Times' exposition of Christianity for gospel, are beginning to doubt, whether, after all, they would like to be...
Our Second Volume. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
Our Second Volume. THE PACIFIC APPEAL. SAN FRANCISCO : SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1863. With this number wc commence our second volume. One year ago, our little sheet was established as the central organ of our people of the Pacific coast, to enable them to set forth their views on the current events of the day, and bring to public notice the many disabilities under which they were laboring. Though public opinion had changed greatly in favor of removing the disabling statutes, and other features of the times obnoxious to our people, still it could not be expected that newspapers not devoted to our entire interests would repel every slander and disability under which we were suffering, or discuss with bold, ness every measure appertaining to our welfare. It remained for us as a people to set forth statistical and other information on our own behalf. Hence the establishment of tho Appeal. The great events that are now transpiring, and tho conspicuous position which many of our race are now oc...
Cmummiiatimw. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
Cmummiiatimw. For the Pacific Appeal. Rev. Jacob Mitchel, who comes as an ambassador of the Cross, is a member of the New England Conference. By mutual consent, his field of labor will embrace the following circuits : —Stockton, Mount Shasta, Placerville, Washoe Valley and British Columbia circuits. Stockton will be his headquarters—all letters for him should be directed thei*e. We commend Elder Mitchel to the kindly regards of all who love religion, learning, freedom and truth, and you will give him cordially your moral and pecuniary support. There will be a camp meeting held on or near the old camp ground, on the 19th of August A Convention of the Ministry of the A. M. E. Church will be held in this city on the 24th of August next. In the obituary notice of Mrs. Tappan, last week, in the first line in the first verse of the poetry the types made me say, " Open ye gates of clay," instead of " Open, ye gates of day." We have formed a class of 18 new members, the result of our recent...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
From the Boston Commonwealth. Colored Recruits—Gen. Fremont—Philadelphia Statistics. Philadelphia, Feb. 24th, 1863. Your Governor means to have the first* black regiment in the field from the free States to be commanded by Col. Hallowell, of this city, we hear. If the Governor cannot fill the regiment, let him correspond with Governor Curtin of our State, with a view to his co-operation. Hurry it up. Let it with others be in the field as quickly as possible, and Gen. Fremont at their head. The question is asked, will the colored men enlist ? There are three classes. First, the escaped slave ; he will be very likely to, and should be the first chosen. Next, those that have always been free. They justly say " what if we do ? Are we to be bettered ?" Many of these will make fine officers. The third class, those liberated by " will" of their master, or their own exertions, hesitate, but will enlist with proper inducements, and some of them will make the most energetic assistants. Give t...
The Duke of Argyle on Slavery and the Bible. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
The Duke of Argyle on Slavery and the Bible. At the annual meeting of the Bible Society of Scotland, held at Edinburg lately, the Duke of Argyle presided, and made a speech on the subject of Bible circulation and interpretation. Arguing that the Bible cannot be safely trusted to the interpretation of any existing church, but must be left to the individual conscience, he instanced the recent declaration of the Episcopal Church of the Southern States of America, that negro slavery is a system on which they ought to plant their national life, and that abolition is a crime, as showing how little churches of any kind cau be safely entrusted with the authorative interpretation of the Scriptures. " I really believe," said his grace, " that it would be very difficult indeed to exagerate the evil and the mischief of such enunciations of opinion as this coming from any Christian church. We must remember that the light of Christianity has spread beyond itself. There are thousands of men in the...
Plantation Rules. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
Plantation Rules. Following are the rules under which free negroes are worked on plantations around New Orleans : 1. We agree to remain on this plantation for one year and work faithfully the usual number of hours, and will obey and assist the manager to enforce the following rules: 2. We will get to work at daylight and work till dark ; taking the usual number of hours for meals. 3. The rations are to be five pounds of meat, one peck of meal, and one quart of molasses per week. 4. The wages are to be $3 to $5 per month for boys and girls, and $5 to $10 for full hands ; one-half of the wages will be paid Monthly in cash or clothing, the balance at the end of the rear. 5. The proprietor will also divide among the hands, according to their merit, ten dollars per hogshead for every one that is made over and above five hogsheads to cach hand ; no one will be entitled to any share of the general fund who has not done two hundred days work during the year. 6. The punishments on the place ...
i'atcat (Trlrpiplrir §!«»?. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
i'atcat (Trlrpiplrir §!«»?. Washington special dispatches state that! the rebel sympathizers say that the rebel leaders are preparing to concentrate their whole available force near Chattanooga, where they will die in the " last ditch " New York, March 27th.—Mr. Seward told the Foreign ministers to-day, he had not decided to issue letters of marque The suffering for want of food is so great at Fredericksburg that the wealthiest citizens are drawing provisions from the rebel Commissaries. The Arkansas planters have begged the President to suspend his proclamation for that State or for the Northern counties at least, but this, however, has been declined. Col Ludlow, Commissioner for the exchange of prisoners, has concluded arrangements with the rebel Commissioner for the exchange of ill the United States officers held by the rebel army. An officer who deserted from the rebel army arrived at Norfolk yesterday, and reports that the rebels are evacuating Richmond as fast as possible. The...
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
DIED. In this city, on the morning of the 30th ult., Wm. Mandluff, a native of Delaware City, aged 42 years 9 months and 25 days. Boston papers please copy. In Petalunia, at the residence of Mr. George W. Miller, on Friday, March 27th, 1863, Mr. Nero Lyons, a native of South Carolina, aged 74 years. Chicago papers please copy. Obituary. Mr. Nkro Lyons was well known in the western country as one of the Ist settlers in St. Louis, Mo., where he kept the first hotel, wheh that city was but a hamlet. He then migrated to Canada, where he resided for many years ; from thence to Chicago, Illinois, where he brought up quite a large family ; from thence to California, where he resided for a long time until his demise. Who amongst my readers does not recollect that most courteous old gray-headed gentleman, at home the beloved of all, antl who created abroad, through his gentlemanly bearing, quite a host of friends ? His politeness belonged to the old school, that is fast passing away. He was ...
Partings, [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
Partings, African Methodist Episcopal Ciiurcii.— Corner of Powell and Jackson sts.—Rev. T. M. U. Ward will preach at 11 A. M., 3 P. M. and 1% P. M. Preaching in the Zion M. E. Church, on Pacific street, above Powell, every Sunday at 11 o'clock, a. m., 3 p. m., and in the evening. Rev. J. J. Moore, Pastor. Dupont Street Baptist Church—The Rev, Thos, Howell, Pastor.—Preaching every Sunday at 3 and at 7&gt;&lt; o'clock, P. M. Sabbath School, at 1 o'clock, A. M.•
San Francisco Literary Institute. V.,,,.. ■» „♦ „<■ [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
San Francisco Literary Institute. V.,,,.. ■» „♦ „&lt;■ Meet every J.'ridat evening, at the con «r of Broadway and Mason street, Business meeting \st Fridat in each month. J. MADISON, BELL, President. Philip A. Bell, Recording Secretary.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
IMl'trtisftucntS. 1 NOTICE. OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE Sisters of Charity, No. 1, are requested to meet on Monday Evening next, April 6th, at 8 o'clock, at the usual place, aa businesa of importance will come before them. By order of the C. M. MARY L. FRANCIS, Secretary. MORTIMER &amp; DEAS, Whole**!# and Retail Dealers In WSIBBMBSLIS !?S1 (DSD® fills, BUTTER AND EGGS, 503 Sansome Street, San Francisco. Goods delivered to any part of the city free of charge. LEWIS M. MORTIMER. Z. W. DEAS. ITnTon restaurantT" NO. 728 PACIFIC STREET, Above Kearny. JT. CALLENDER WOULD RESPECT- • fully inform his Friends, Patrons and the Public generally, that he has refitted the above establishment, in all respects, as a first-class Restaurant. Everything that the Market affords can be obtained at all hours. A share of public patronage is solicited. SINGING SCHOOL. JG. COURSEY TEACHES THE RUDI- • ments of Yocal Music, in the choir of the A. M. E. Church, on Powell street. The School meets Mond...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 4 April 1863
BULL'S HEAP, YATES ST., above DOUGLAS, VICTORIA, V. I. English ale and porter, rpanISII and FRENCH WINES, French Brandy and Scotch Whisky, Choice Havana Segara, always on hand. JACOB FRANCIS. Victoria, April 16th, 1862. John O'Bbibn. Wu. Mahkb. JOHN O'BRIEN &amp; CO. E M PLOY M 331 3V T Ileal (Estate offke, OiO Montgomery Street, Between Clay &amp; Merchant, SAN FRANCISCO Farmers, employers in the mines, contractors, manufacturers and tradesmen, furnished with men and women. Hotels &amp; private families supplied with the best male and female help. Also, rent houses, rents and bills collected, loans negotiated, etc. Address, by mail or express, JOHN 0' BRIEN &amp; CO., San Erancisco. The German, French and Spanish languages, spoken at this office. aps* GEO. W. CHAPIN &amp; CO., GENERAL AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT OFFICE, SAN FRANCISCO, Find employment for all kinds of Help, House Servants, Cooks, Seamstresses, Grooms, Waiters, Coachmen, Farm Hands, ...
Our Contributors. t-v nr/n a t» tattitcia [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 11 April 1863
Our Contributors. t-v nr/n a t» tattitcia\t I)b. EZRA R. JOHNSON, REV. J. J. MOORE, Rev. T. M. D. WARD, J. B. SANDERSON, J. M. BELL, WM. H. YATES, E. P. DUPLEX, „ WM. H. FOOTE, WM. H. HALL, WM. A. SMITH, J. M. WHITFIELD, JACOB FRANCIS, S. B. SERIIINGTON, DR. WM. II 0. STEPHENSON, . CHARLES M. WILSON, A. FERGUSON. And others that will be announced from time to time, with a number of lady contributors.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 11 April 1863
The Appeal will be devoted to the interests of the Colored people of California and to their Moral, Intellectual and Political advancement. AGENTS. The Rev. T. M. D. Ward, Traveling Agent. John G. Coursey, City Agent. Martin Carson, Stockton, Cal. Wm. Mills, James Nichols, Sacramento City. Albert D, Berghart " Isaac Sanks, Grass Valley. J. E. Smith, Yreka. Ed. Duplex, Marysville. Robert Banks, Big Oak Flat. Wm. Smith, San Jose. George Miller, Petaluma. Wm. W. Rich, Oakland. A. L. Sanderson, Placerville. * Denis Carter, Nevada. Elijah Booth, '• S. P. Clanton, Benicia. E. Hatton, Napa. Isaac Morton, Colotna. William Holmes, Oroville. James H. Hudson, Suisun City. Lewis G. Green, Los Angeles. Isaac Flood, San Antonio. Robert H. Small, Coulterville. Jame3 Moody, Jackson, Amador Co. Cha3. G. Hawkins, Sutter Creek, " Francis Green, Michigan Bar. L. A. Monroe, Mariposa. John C. Mortimore, Aurora, Mono co. Wm. H. Foote, Weaverville, Trinity coanty. David Mcßeyuolds, Shasta. Wm. Pre3Cott, Po...
s [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Appeal — 11 April 1863
s In the case of a free negro, named Archie Webb, recently arrested in Ohio under the State laws prohibiting colored people from entering the State, a writ of habeas corpus was sued out, and Judge Gray, of the District Court, decided that free negroes were citizens under the Constitution of the United States ; that Webb was a free negro and that he therefore must be discharged as the State laws under which he was arrested was null and void, being contrary to the Constitution of the United States. A Call by Frederick Douglass to Take TJp Arms for the Union Cause. To Men of Color. When first the rebel cannon shattered the walls of Sumter, and doove away its starving garrison, I predicted that the war then and there inaugurated would not be fought out entirely by white men. Every month's experience during these two dreary years has confirmed that opinion. A war undertaken and brazenly carried on for the perpetual enslavement of colored men, calls logically and loudly upon colored men t...