Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: James McCune Smith
Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865
Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard
The speaker, a physician at the Coloured Orphan Asylum, gave a presentation of a young African Bushman named Henry who had been recently placed in the orphanage. Mr. Smith gave an overview of Henry's history, the Bushmen tribe he belonged to, and called attention to Henry's mental and physical capacities.
Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,821 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1849
Organization: Coloured Orphan Asylum