The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861 eBook

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WASHINGTON, B.T. The Story of the Negro.  Two volumes (New York, 1909.)

WASHINGTON, GEORGE. The Writings of George Washington, being his Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and other Papers, Official and Private, Selected and Published from the Original Manuscripts with the Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations, by Jared Sparks.  (Boston, 1835.)

WEEKS, STEPHEN B. Southern Quakers and Slavery.  A Study in Institutional History. (Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press, 1896.)

——­ The Anti-Slavery Sentiment in the South; with Unpublished Letters from John Stuart Mill and Mrs. Stowe. (Southern History Association Publications.  Volume ii., No. 2, Washington, D. C, April, 1898.)

WESLEY, JOHN. Thoughts upon Slavery.  In the Potent Enemies of America Laid Open....  London, printed:  Reprinted in Philadelphia with Notes, and Sold by Joseph Cruikshank. 1774.

WIGHAM, ELIZA. The Anti-Slavery Cause in America and its Martyrs.  (London, 1863.)

WILLIAMS, GEORGE W. History of the Negro Race in the United States from 1619-1880.  Negroes as Slaves, as Soldiers, and as Citizens:  together with a Preliminary Consideration of the Unity of the Human Family, an Historical Sketch of Africa and an Account of the Negro Governments of Sierra Leone and Liberia. (New York, 1883.)

WOOLMAN, JOHN. The Works of John Woolman.  In two parts.  Part I:  a Journal of the Life, Gospel-Labors, and Christian Experiences of that Faithful Minister of Christ, John Woolman, Late of Mount Holly, in the Province of New Jersey. (London, 1775.)

——­ Same.  Part Second.  Containing his Last Epistle and other Writings. (London, 1775.)

——­ Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes.  Recommended to the Professors of Christianity of every Denomination. (Philadelphia, 1754.)

——­ Considerations on Keeping Negroes; Recommended to the Professors of Christianity of every Denomination.  Part Second. (Philadelphia, 1762.)

WRIGHT, R.R., JR. The Negro in Pennsylvania. (Philadelphia, 1912.)


The Abolitionist, or Record of the New England Anti-Slavery Society.  Edited by a committee.  Appeared in January, 1833.

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Review.  Valuable for the following articles: 

“The Colored Public Schools of Washington,” by James Storum, vol. v., p. 279.

“The Negro as an Inventor,” by R.R.  Wright, vol. ii., p. 397.  “Negro Poets,” vol. iv., p. 236.

“The Negro in Journalism,” vols. vi., 309, and xx., 137.

The African Repository.  Published by the American Colonization Society from 1826 to 1832.  A very good source for the development of Negro education both in this country and Liberia.  Some of its most valuable articles are:  “Learn Trades or Starve,” by Frederick Douglass, vol. xxix., pp. 136 and 137.  Taken from Frederick Douglass’s Paper.

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