By JAMES ROBERTS,WM. C. . NELL,JOE MITCHELL,HARRIET BEECHER STOWE
THIS booklet involves the full models OF the 2 FOLLOWING TITLES:
THE coloured PATRIOTS OF the yank REVOLUTION, WITH SKETCHES OF a number of special coloured individuals: TO that is extra a short SURVEY OF THE situation and clients of coloured americans. by means of WM. C. NELL. WITH AN creation through
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE. ©1855.
THE NARRATIVE OF JAMES ROBERTS, A SOLDIER less than GEN. WASHINGTON within the progressive struggle, AND less than GEN. JACKSON on the conflict of recent ORLEANS, within the battle OF 1812: "A conflict WHICH expense ME A LIMB, a few BLOOD, AND virtually MY LIFE."
by JAMES ROBERTS © 1858. ____________________________________________________
the coloured race were as a rule thought of by way of their enemies, and occasionally even by way of their associates, as poor in power and braveness. Their virtues were speculated to be mostly unfavorable ones. This little number of attention-grabbing incidents, made via a coloured guy, will redeem the nature of the race from this false impression, and convey how a lot injustice there may possibly usually be in a typically admitted idea.
In contemplating the providers of the coloured Patriots of the Revolution, we're to mirror upon them as way more magnanimous, simply because rendered to a state which failed to recognize them as electorate and equals, and in whose pursuits and prosperity that they had much less at stake. It used to be no longer for his or her personal land they fought, now not even for a land which had followed them, yet for a land which had enslaved them, and whose legislation, even in freedom, oftener oppressed than safe. Bravery, less than such conditions, has a unusual good looks and merit.
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AFRICAN AMERICAN PATRIOTISM IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: A COMPLETE HISTORY by JAMES ROBERTS,WM. C. . NELL,JOE MITCHELL,HARRIET BEECHER STOWE