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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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The Liberal Democratic Republicans have nominated for Governor, Ex-Senator Buckalew. We denounce him because of his persistent opposition to the colored men of the nation. While our brave boys were dying in the field pierced by rebel bullets, he in his place in the Senate, retarded the patriotic measures of that body; voting against supplies and the necessary means to carry on that war.
Gen Hartranft is a good man, respected and loved by his neighbors and friends, and even if he were not—his great record as a man and his proved devotion to radical Republican principles, entitle him to our earnest support and our every vote.
Fellow-citizens—It must be a subject of unmixed pleasure to you as it is to the
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