Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley was born in 1753 in West Africa. Although her exact birth location is not known, it was likely Gambia or Senegal. Read more about Phillis Wheatley.

To the Right Honorable William, Earl of Dartmouth

‘To the Right Honorable William, Earl of Dartmouth’ is a eulogy written by the African-American poet Phillis Wheatley. This poem glorifies the humanitarian Earl for his contribution to the abolitionist cause.

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