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Jonas H. Townsend's preamble on California's debasement of colored citizens

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Jonas H. Townsend's preamble on California's debasement of colored citizens

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Jonas Townsend, chair of the Business committee during the 1856 state annual Colored convention, states a preamble and resolution in consideration to the recent social and political injustice that has befallen the black citizens of California

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1856 California state colored convention, Jonas H. Townsend

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Harvard University, “Jonas H. Townsend's preamble on California's debasement of colored citizens,” Colored Conventions Project Digital Records, accessed March 9, 2021, https://omeka.coloredconventions.org/items/show/333.