A "Colored" Authoress

WS 1864-04-09 A Colored Authoress p 4, col A.JPG

Title

A "Colored" Authoress

Subject

Black race

Description

The modern reader is struck by the absolutely confident condescension of this article. The "colored authoress" argues that since all human kind has a common source at the hand of the creator, the mixing of races can only have a positive outcome.

Abstract

The Washington Statesman editor comments on the news of a book, written by a "negress," that argues for "miscegenation."

Source

Washington Statesman

Publisher

Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees

Date Issued

1864-04-09

Medium

Web

Type

article

Bibliographic Citation

Vol. III, No. 17, p. 4, col. A

Provenance

Washington Secretary of State: Historic Newspapers

URL

http://sos.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx

Start Page

4

End Page

4