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Essay, "Concerning Africans in their own country..."

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 12 Jan 2015

Biographical History

Nothing is known of the author of this brief document.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Essay, "Concerning Africans in their own country..." is a short essay comparing the conditions of Africans in their native country, Africans in the United States, and Native Americans. Given the extensive overwriting and unrelated notes that appear on the pages, this may have been notes or a draft, or possibly an essay written for school.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


African Americans -- Attitudes.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century.
Indians of North America -- Attitudes.
Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century.
Indigenous peoples -- Africa -- Attitudes.
Slavery -- United States -- History.


United States -- Race relations.

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Essay, "Concerning Africans in their own country...",
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information


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