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Title: Pacific Appeal - October 10, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer comments on William Wells Brown's reply to criticism of his book, The Black Man, His Antecedents, Genius, and Achievements. Mr. Brown's belief is that African Americans don't appreciate the literary work of other African Americans.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: "The Black Man, His Antecedents, Genius, and Achievements"; Anglo-African; books; elevation; improvement; literature; reading

People: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884; Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885; Yates, William H.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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