Established in 1862.
The PACIFIC APPEAL is the immediate successor of the Mirror of the Times,
which was established by colored men in San Francisco.
The present editor and Proprietor of the PACIFIC APPEAL being one of the
founders of the Mirror of the Times, and from his long residence in
the State, has been enabled to attain a thorough knowledge of all the
political movements of the leading colored and white citizens on the
The PACIFIC APPEAL has long been regarded on the Pacific Coast, as
also in the Eastern States, as a reliable index of the doings of the
colored citizens of the Pacific States and the adjacent Territories. Every
important political or other movement made by colored citizens on the
Pacific shores is promptly detailed by correspondents.
The Pacific Appeal is Republican in principal; but independent in
thought and action. It s columns are open to all parties for the logical
discussion of all questions appertaining to the welfare and progress of
all citizens, without regard to race, color, condition, etc.
One of the principal features of the PACIFIC APPEAL is the Masonic
intelligence it furnishes, from time to time, from the various Grand
Lodges of colored Masons in the respective States, conveying to all
Masons, white and colored, throughout the [unreadable] valuable
information concerning these hitherto seemingly isolated, though
And as a whole, with its political attitude, extensive influence,
and wide circulation, it is acknowledged by the intelligent of all
classes, colored and white, to be the most desirable and readable
newspaper ever published by colored men on the Pacific Coast, and equals
the best of the journals ever published by colored men in the Atlantic