Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William J. Watkins
Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.
Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper
Speech regarding the omission of the black citizen in the Declaration of Independence and the law providing for the formation of the militia. The speaker uses these as examples of how the black citizen is not included or accepted in the United States as part of the union.
Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,051 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1853