"A Vision"

Title"A Vision"
Year for Search1782
Authors[McNally], [Leonard]
Tertiary AuthorsM [pseud.]
Secondary TitleEuropean Magazine and London Review
Volume / Edition1
Pagination408-11
Date Published June 1782
KeywordsMale author
Annotation

Presents an eloquent speech by a Negro attacking U. S. policy and against slavery in the West Indies.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Town and Country Magazine (London) 20 (February 1788): 66-68; with the “M.” as “Negro Slavery.” The American Magazine, containing a Miscellaneous Collection 1.6 (May 1788): 377-81; and as “A Vision.” The New-York Magazine, or Literary Repository 2.4 (April 1791): 198-201.

Title Note

As “Negro Slavery.” The American Magazine, containing a Miscellaneous Collection 1.6 (May 1788): 377-81

Author Note

The author was probably Leonard McNally (1752-1820), an Irish barrister, who was one of the founders and leaders of the United Irishmen who also served as a British spy providing information about them.

Full Text

1782 [McNally, Leonard]. “A Vision.” By M. [pseud.]. European Magazine and London Review 1 (June 1782): 408-11. Rpt. in Town and Country Magazine (London) 20 (February 1788): 66-68; with the “M.” as “Negro Slavery.” The American Magazine, containing a Miscellaneous Collection 1.6 (May 1788): 377-81; and as “A Vision.” The New-York Magazine, or Literary Repository 2.4 (April 1791): 198-201.

Presents an eloquent speech by an African-American attacking U. S. policy and against slavery in the West Indies. The author was probably Leonard McNally (1752-1820), whose last name is also spelled, MacNally, an Irish barrister, who was one of the founders and leaders of the United Irishmen who also served as a British spy providing information about them.