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Address to the Colored Voters of the State of Pennsylvania, issued by the Pennsylvania State Equal Rights League, Harrisburg, August 1872

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They under God, were our deliverers: they fought and bled for us; many of them died for us. Fellow-citizens, can we, will we become so lost to every [?????] of right and justice; so recreant to the holiest sentiment of humanity as to [????] our true friends and vote for the candidates of the Liberal Republican Democratic party! Forbid it, Almighty God.

Remember, the causes, which resulted in the down-fall of the nations of Continental Europe and their introduction into the dark ages, were inconstancy to the sacred duties of life, and ingratitude to their benefactors--ingratitude, the sin which calls to heaven for vengeance. "History, is philosophy, teaching by example." Let us avoid the shoals and breakers which wrecked the proud barks

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