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COLORED PATRIOTS
of the 
AMERICAN REVOLUTION,
with sketches of several
DISTINGUISHED COLORED PERSONS:
to which is added a brief survey of the 
Condition and Prospects of Colored Americans.
By Wm. C. Nell.
with an introduction by
Harriet Beacher Stowe
Published
Boston:
Published by Robert F. Wallcut
1855.

CONTENTS.

INTRODUCTION, by Harriet Beacher Stowe 3
INTRODUCTION to pamphlet edition, by Wendell Phillips 5
PREFACE, by the Author 7
OMISSION  
ERRATA  

CHAPTER I. - MASSACHUSETTS. - FINISHED - 2/25/2019

13-118
   - Crispus Attucks
 - Colored Americans on Bunker Hill
 - Henry Hill

 - Seymour Burr
 - Jeremy Jonah
 - Lemuel Burr

 - Child, Lydia Maria
 - Bowels, Charles
 - A Brave Colored Artillerist
 - Big Dick -
 - Primus Hall -
 - James and Hosea Easton
 - Quack Matrick
 - Job Lewis
 - Prince Richards
 - Philip Andrews
 - Jack Grove
 - Bosson Wright
 - Colonial Reminiscences
 - Jonathan Jackson
 - Pomp
 - Mum Bett
 - Phillis Wheatley
 - Paul Cuffe
 - Richard Johnson
 - Richard Potter

 - Marshpee Indians
 - Loyalty of an African Benevolent Society
 - Isaac Woodland
 - Epitaphs on Slaves
 - Equal Rights Movement
 - Action of the Constitutional Convention in regard to Colored Citizens
 - Facts indicating improvement
 

CHAPTER II. - NEW HAMPSHIRE - FINISHED 2/14/2019

119-121
   - Jude Hall
 - Legislative Postponement of Emancipation
 - Last Slave in New Hampshire
 - Senator Morrill's Tribute to a Colored Citizen.
 
CHAPTER III. - VERMONT. - FINISHED 2/6/2019 122-125
   - Seven hundred British soldiers escorted by a Colored Patriot.
 - Lemuel Haynes
 - Judge Harrington's Anti-Fugitive- Slave Law Decision
 
CHAPTER IV. - RHODE ISLAND - FINISHED 2/6/2019 126-131
   - Admission of Hon. Tristam Burges
 - Defence of Red Bank
 - Arrest of Major General Prescott, by Prince
 - Colored Regiment of Rhode Island
 - Speech of Dr. Harris
 - Loyalty during the Dorr Rebellion.
 
CHAPTER V. - CONNECTICUT - FINISHED 2/6/2019 132-144
   - Hon. Calvin Goddard's Testimony
 - Captain Humphrey's Colored Company
 - Fac Simile of General Washington's Certificate
 - Hamet, General Washington's Servant
 - Poor Jack
 - Ebenezer Hills
 - Latham and Freeman
 - Franchise of Colored Citizens
 - David Ruggles
 - Progress
 
CHAPTER VI. - NEW YORK - FINISHED 2/25/2019 145-159
   - Negro Plat
 - Debate in the State Convention of 1821 on the Franchise of Colored Citizens
 - New York Colored Soldiery
 - Military Convention in Syracruse, 1865
 - Extract from a Speech of H. H. Garnet
 - Cyrus Clarke's victory at the ballot box
 - J. M. Whitfield
 - Statistical and other facts
 
CHAPTER VII. - NEW JERSEY - FINISHED 2/16/2019 160-165
   - Oliver Cromwell, Samuel Charlton
 - Hagar
 - Consistent Fourth of July Celebration
 
CHAPTER VIII. - PENNSYLVANIA  - FINISHED 3/2/2020 166-197
   - James Forten
 - John B. Vashon
 - Major Jeffrey
 - John Johnson and John Davis
 - Wm. Burleigh
 - Conduct of Colored Philadelphians during the Pestilence
 - Charles Black
 - James Derham
 - The Jury-Bench and Ballot Box
 - Gleanings
 
CHAPTER IX. - DELAWARE - FINISHED 2/14/2019 198-200
   - Prince Whipple
 - The Colored Soldier at the crossing of the Delaware
 - Proscriptive Law
 
CHAPTER X. - MARYLAND - FINISHED 2/25/2020 201-213
   - Thomas Savoy
 - Thomas Hollen
 - John Moore
 - Benjamin Banneker
 - Frances Ellen Watkins
 
CHAPTER XI. - VIRGINIA - FINISHED 3/2/2020 214-230
   - The last of Braddock's Men
 - Patriotic Slave Girl
 - Benjamin Morris
 - Consistency of a Revolutionary Hero
 - Simon Lee
 - Major Mitchell's Slave
 - Gen. Washington's desire to emancipate slaves
 - Hon. A. P. Upshur's Tribute to David Rich
 - Tribute to Washington by the Emancipated
 - Aged Slave of Washington
 - Insurrection at Southampton
 - Virginia Maroons in the Dismal Swamp
 
CHAPTER XII. - NORTH CAROLINA - FINISHED 2/6/2019 231-235
   - David Walker
 - Jonathan Overton
 - Delph Williamson
 - George M. Horton
 
CHAPTER XIII. - SOUTH CAROLINA - FINISHED 2/21/2020 236-255
   - Hon. Chas. Pinckney's Testimony
 - Capt. Williamson
 - Sale of a Revolutionary Soldier
 - Slaves freed by the Legislature
 - Veteran of Fort Moultrie
 - Jehu Jones
 - Complexional Barriers
 - Revolt of 1728
 - The Black Saxons
 - Denmark Veazie's Insurrection in 1822
 - William G. Nell
 
CHAPTER XIV. - GEORGIA - FINISHED 3/3/2020 256-264
   - Massacre at Blount's Fort
 - Monsieur De Bordeaux
 - Slave freed by the Legislature
 
CHAPTER XV. - KENTUCKY - FINISHED 3/4/2020 265-276
   - Henry Boyd
 - Lewis Hayden

 - The heroic and generous Kentucky slave
 
CHAPTER XVI. - OHIO - FINISHED 3/4/2020 277-285
   - Cleveland Meeting
 - Dr. Pennington
 - Extracts from Oration of William H. Day
 - Bird's eye view of Buckeye progress
 
CHAPTER XVII. - LOUISIANA - FINISHED 3/7/2020 286-306
   - Proclamation of General Jackson
 - Colored Veterans
 - Battle of New Orleans
 - Jordan B. Noble, the Drummer
 - John Julius
 - Testimony of Hon. R. C. Winthrop
 - Cotton-Bale Barricade
 
CHAPTER XVIII. - FLORIDA - FINISHED 2/6/2019 307-309
   - Toney Proctor  

--- CONDITION AND PROSPECTS OF COLORED AMERICANS ---

311-381
CHAPTER I. - CITIZENSHIP  -  FINISHED 3/9/2020 311
   - PROSCRIPTION OF COLORED CITIZENS
 - NATURALIZATION OF GEORGE DEGRASSE AND JOHN REMOND
 - PASSPORTS OF COLORED MEN
 - SPEECH OF JOHN MERCER LANGSTON
 - VIEWS OF HOSEA EASTON
 - EXTRACT FROM A SPEECH OF WM. J. WATKINS.
 
CHAPTER II. - ELEVATION  - FINISHED 3/9/2020 343
   - THE LIBERATOR AND ITS PEOPLE
 - WALKER'S APPEAL
 - MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL COLORED ASSOCIATION
 - COLORED COLLEGE AT NEW HAVEN
 - COLORED CONVENTIONS
 - MARTYR AGE OF ABOLITIONISTS
 - DECLARATION OF ANTI SLAVERY SENTIMENTS
 - REV. THEODORE S. WRIGHT
 - DR. JAMES M'CUNE SMITH

 - EXCLUSIVE SCHOOLS
 - WM. WHIPPER
 - J. W. C. PENNINGTON, D. D.

 - TROY CONVENTION OF 1847
 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS, 1848
 - PRINTER'S FESTIVAL AT ROCHESTER
 - COLORED CHURCHES
 - REV. THOMAS PAUL
 - REV. JOHN T. RAYMOND

 - COLORED ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
 - NATIONAL CONVENTIONS OF 1853
 - REFLECTIONS.
 
CHAPTER III. - CONCLUSION. - FINISHED 3/4/2020 378
     

APPENDIX  - FINISHED 2/21/2020

383-396
  MILITARY CONVENTION AT WASHINGTON -  
  THE CLAIMS OF THE RED MAN - 384  
  PAYMENT FOR SLAVES LOST OR KILLED IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE - 385  
  TRIBUTES OF LAFAYETTE AND KOSCIUSKO - 388  
  HEROIC COLORED MEN - 390  
  COLONIZATION - 391  
  THE FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW - 392  
  STRIKE OF THE AMISTAD CAPTIVES FOR LIBERTY - 393 `
  FUGITIVE SLAVES AT CHRISTIANA, PENN. - 394 - 396  

 

 

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