Friday, June 7, 2013

“Several Positions in the New York Custom House . . .

. . . formerly filled by white men are now occupied by negroes.”

Whereupon Prentiss’ remarks that several places in the South ought to be filled by black men only, are frequently filled by white men.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, June 7, 1862, p. 2

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