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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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oppressed. For women, it declares as follows:--
14th. The Republican party is mindful of its obligations to the loyal women of America for the noble devotion to the cause of freedom. Their admission to wider fields of usefulness is received with satisfaction, and the honest demands of any class of citizens for additional rights should be treated with respectful consideration.
Fellow-citizens, with us, in the fierce struggle for party supremacy which marks the present political campaign, principles are far dearer than men. Horace Greeley, the Presidential nominee by the Liberal Democratic Republicans is what the world calls a good man. We do not deny it, yet he is pledged to carry out a certain policy and set of
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