1888-08-06-TimesPicayune-p2-TaylorsProtest

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1888-08-06-TimesPicayune-p2-TaylorsProtest - ' TAYLOR'S PROTEST. America Better Sultod to...
' TAYLOR'S PROTEST. America Better Sultod to the Ne, Than Africa. Kansas Citt. Mo., Aug. 5. Hen. C H. J. Taylor, ex-minister ex-minister ex-minister to Liberia, has sent the following letter to Hon. Frederick Douglass : 'Kansas Citt. Mo., Aug. 5. Hon. Frederick: Douglass, Annaoostia, D. C. : Mr Dear Sir I am informed in the columns of the New York Star of the 8d inst. that Senator Sawyer offered an amendment in the senate on the 2d to tbe general deficiency appropriation bill authorizing the secretary ef the treasurv to pay the United States and Congo National Emigration Steamship Company $100 for every adnlt person of eolor who shall desire to go to Africa on tli e ships of their line. Yon are to-day, to-day, to-day, air, the most prominent prominent negro in the world, and as such I call upon you to go personally to Senator Senator Sawyer and prevail upon him to wipe out the above amendment, which certainly, as yon well know, means unlimited unlimited mischief and injury to oar race. The states of this union are better for our people in every way t nan Africa. Yours f ci- ci- the race. C. H. J. Taylor. it Mr. Taylor also sent a telegram to the senate committee on appropriations urging them to reject the amendment.

Clipped from The Times-Picayune06 Aug 1888, MonPage 2

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana)06 Aug 1888, MonPage 2
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