By JAMES ROBERTS,WM. C. . NELL,JOE MITCHELL,HARRIET BEECHER STOWE
THIS ebook involves the total types OF the 2 FOLLOWING TITLES:
THE coloured PATRIOTS OF the yankee REVOLUTION, WITH SKETCHES OF a number of unusual coloured people: TO that's extra a quick SURVEY OF THE and customers of coloured american citizens. by means of WM. C. NELL. WITH AN creation via
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE. ©1855.
THE NARRATIVE OF JAMES ROBERTS, A SOLDIER lower than GEN. WASHINGTON within the progressive conflict, AND below GEN. JACKSON on the conflict of recent ORLEANS, within the warfare OF 1812: "A conflict WHICH fee ME A LIMB, a few BLOOD, AND nearly MY LIFE."
by JAMES ROBERTS © 1858. ____________________________________________________
the coloured race were often thought of by means of their enemies, and occasionally even through their pals, as poor in strength and braveness. Their virtues were imagined to be mostly unfavourable ones. This little choice of attention-grabbing incidents, made by way of a coloured guy, will redeem the nature of the race from this false impression, and convey how a lot injustice there may well usually be in a normally admitted idea.
In contemplating the companies 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 they'd much less at stake. It used to be now not 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 secure. Bravery, lower than such conditions, has a weird attractiveness and merit.
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