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Contributed Scholarly Introduction: The Collected Publications of The Prompter, Which Includes ” The Speech of Moses Bon Saam” (1734)

The Collected Publications of The Prompter, Which Includes ” The Speech of Moses Bon Saam” (1734)

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Abstract

The Speech of Moses Bon Saam is purported to have been a revolutionary speech addressed to a gathering of Maroons and slaves in the West Indies. Some if its prominent themes include warfare, technology and Native Caribbean self-worth. The speech was originally printed in Issue 18 of The Prompter on Friday, January 10, 1735. This particular reprint appears in the collected publications of the periodical The Prompter, edited by Aaron Hill and published in London from 1734-1736. This pdf represents the collected publications of the periodical The Prompter, Bonsam's speech begins on page 46 of this pdf.

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