William & Mary Quarterly
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Third Series, Volume 64, Number 1
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Forum: Black Founders
“Petition of an African slave, to the legislature of Massachusetts.” From The American Museum, or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces, Prose and Poetical. For June, 1787. Volume 1. Number 6. Philadelphia: Mathew Cary, 1787.
A Sermon Preached on the 24th Day of June 1789, being the Festival of St. John the Baptist at the Request of the Right Worshipful the Grand Master Prince Hall, and the Rest of the Brethren of the African Lodge of the Honorable Society of Free and Accepted Masons, in Boston, by the Reverend Brother Marrant, Chaplain.
Richard Allen, “Eulogy of George Washington,” delivered in Bethel Church December 29, 1799, and reprinted in the Philadelphia Gazette, December 31, 1799.
Letters From a Man of Colour, on a late Bill before the Senate of Pennsylvania.
Jacob Oson, “A Search for Truth; or, An Inquiry for the Origin of the African Nation: An Address, Delivered at New-Haven in March, and at New York in April, 1817. By Jacob Oson, A Descendant of Africa. Published for, and by the request of, Christopher Rush, a descendant of Africa (1817).
An Oration Delivered at the Fourth Anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade, in the Methodist Episcopal Church, in Second-Street, New-York, January 1, 1811. By Adam Carman. New York: Printed by John C. Totten, 1811.