SMALLS, Robert, 1839-1915


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Extended Bibliography

Alexander, Kitt, comp. Robert Smalls, 1839-1915: First African American Civil War hero, first African American captain of a vessel in the service of the United States, born into slavery, major general in the South Carolina Militia, state legislator, U.S. congressman. [U.S.A.: K. Alexander, 1999?]

Anthony, Henry B. Integrity of Republican administration. [Washington: N.p., 1876].

Cowley, Charles. The romance of history in “the Black County," and the romance of war in the career of Gen. Robert Smalls, “the hero of the Planter." Lowell, Mass.: N.p., 1882.

Miller, Edward A., Jr. Gullah Statesman: Robert Smalls from Slavery to Congress, 1839-1915. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

“Robert Smalls” in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

Smalls, Robert. Contested election. [Washington]: Judd & Detweiler, printers, [1878?]

___. Speeches at the Constitutional Convention. With the right of suffrage passed by the Constitutional Convention. Compiled by Miss Sarah V. Smalls. Charleston, S.C.: Enquirer Print, 1896.

Sterling, Dorothy. Captain of the Planter; the story of Robert Smalls. Illustrated by Ernest Crichlow. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1958.

Uya, Okon Edet. From Slavery to Political Service: Robert Smalls, 1839-1915. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Whipper, W. J. Fusionists and fusionism: Robert Smalls’ arraignment by the New York world, and other matters. Beaufort, S.C.: N.p., 1889.