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Title
The duty which the colored people owe to themselves : a sermon delivered at Metzerott Hall, Washington, D.C., November 17, 1867
Summary
A sermon on African American pride and potential in the US. Boynton says blacks should be proud of being black; each should develop his personality and talents to show what blacks can do and not just imitate white society or attempts to merge with it. Aim to be a perfect black man, Boynton argues, accept the lot God has given you, and make the best of it.
Contributor Names
Boynton, Charles Brandon, 1806-1883.
Metzerott Hall (Washington, D.C.)
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C. : Printed at the Office of the Great Republic, 1867]
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Social conditions
-  United States--Race relations
Genre
Sermons--Washington (D.C.)--1867
Notes
-  Caption title.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.
-  Replace; LC copy under E185.6.B79 replaced by preservation microfilm.
-  LAC ael 2019-04-11 no edits (1 card)
Medium
8 p. ; 25 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E185.6 .B79
Microfilm 56907 E
E185.6 B79 Copy 2 "Feb 25/17 Return to Chaplain RS Stubbs, Tacoms." inscribed at head of title in ink; "[illegible] to preserve this for R.S. Stubbs, New Hampshire, 1867" inscribed on in ink on p. 8. "A jew among jews" underlined in ink on t.p.
E449 .D16 vol. 20, no. 2
E449 .D16 vol. 23, no. 25 "(Charles)" inscribed in pencil following author statement on p. [1].
E185 .Z9 box 1, no. 13
Library of Congress Control Number
ca25001511
Language
English
Online Format
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Description
A sermon on African American pride and potential in the US. Boynton says blacks should be proud of being black; each should develop his personality and talents to show what blacks can do and not just imitate white society or attempts to merge with it. Aim to be a perfect black man, Boynton argues, accept the lot God has given you, and make the best of it.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/ca25001511
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Chicago citation style:

Boynton, Charles Brandon, Metzerott Hall, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The duty which the colored people owe to themselves: a sermon delivered at Metzerott Hall, Washington, D.C. [Washington, D.C.: Printed at the Office of the Great Republic, 1867] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/ca25001511/.

APA citation style:

Boynton, C. B., Metzerott Hall & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1867) The duty which the colored people owe to themselves: a sermon delivered at Metzerott Hall, Washington, D.C. [Washington, D.C.: Printed at the Office of the Great Republic] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ca25001511/.

MLA citation style:

Boynton, Charles Brandon, Metzerott Hall, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The duty which the colored people owe to themselves: a sermon delivered at Metzerott Hall, Washington, D.C. [Washington, D.C.: Printed at the Office of the Great Republic, 1867] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ca25001511/>.

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