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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 15

13. Richard P. Hallowell, Why the Negro Was Enfranchised. Negro Suffrage Justified (Boston: Geo. H. Ellis Co., 1903). (35 p.)

Two letters from the Boston Herald providing a history of black suffrage in the United States and its subsequent failure in South Carolina. “. . . the restoration of white supremacy sounded the death-knell of personal and political liberty in South Carolina.” The statement “Published at the Request of Colored Citizens of Boston” appears on the cover.