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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. - UPDATED - 2/1/2019

13-118
   - Crispus Attucks - finished
 - Colored Americans on Bunker Hill - finished
 - Seymour Burr - finished
 - Jeremy Jonah - finished
 - A Brave Colored Artillerist
 - Governor Hancock's Flag

 - Big Dick - finished
 - Primus Hall - finished
 - James and Hosea Easton - finished
 - Quack Matrick - finished
 - Job Lewis - finished
 - Prince Richards - finished
 - Philip Andrews - finished
 - Jack Grove - finished
 - Bosson Wright - finished
 - Colonial Reminiscences - finished
 - Jonathan Jackson - finished
 - Pomp - finished
 - Mum Bett - partially finished 2/16/2019
 - Phillis Wheatley - partially finished 2/16/2019
 - Paul Cuffe - partially finished 2/16/2019
 - Marshpee Indians - finished
 - Loyalty of an African Benevolent Society - pg. 96
 - Isaac Woodland - NOT STARTED - pg. 98
 - Epitaphs on Slaves - NOT STARTED - pg. 99
 - Equal Rights Movement - NOT STARTED - pg. 101
 - Action of the Constitutional Convention in regard to Colored Citizens- pg. 107
 - 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 - PARTIALLY DONE - 2/16/2019 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 - PARTIALLY DONE 2/16/2019 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 201-213
   - Thomas Savoy
 - Thomas Hollen
 - John Moore
 - Benjamin Banneker
 - Frances Ellen Watkins
 
CHAPTER XI. - VIRGINIA 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 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 256-264
   - Massacre at Blount's Fort
 - Monsieur De Bordeaux
 - Slave freed by the Legislature
 
CHAPTER XV. - KENTUCKY 265-276
   - Henry Boyd
 - Lewis Hayden
 - The heroic and generous Kentucky slave
 
CHAPTER XVI. - OHIO 277-285
   - Cleveland Meeting
 - Dr. Pennington
 - Extracts from Oration of William H. Day
 - Bird's eye view of Buckeye progress
 
CHAPTER XVII. - LOUISIANA 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
APPENDIX 383-396

 

 

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