... struck with apprehensions of the injurious effects . . . suspecting that he wished secretly to kindle the spirit of rebellion. . . .aquot; Even on this voyage, though, Cuffe turned a profit. ... It was a bitter disappointment to him that the American government seemed to be doing nothing to remove the chains ... Americans would be more willing to free their slaves, he believed, if the Blacks would offer to leave America.
|Title||:||The Black presence in the era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800|
|Author||:||National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Education Dept, Lisa W. Strick|