Phillis Wheatley: Young Colonial Poet

Phillis Wheatley: Young Colonial Poet

By: Kathryn Kilby Borland, Helen Ross Speicher
Published by: Bobbs-Merrill Company
Publication Date: 1968
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans

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In 1761 Mrs. Wheatley of Boston purchased a frail, terrified little Negro girl at a slave auction. This Negro girl, about seven years old, had come to Boston on a slave ship. She was greatly handica...

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