The Willie Lynch Letter (copy) Kargo Fresh
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The Willie Lynch Letter (copy)

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The letter purports to be a verbatim account of a short speech given by a slave owner, in which he tells other slave masters that he has discovered the "secret" to controlling black slaves by setting them against one another. The document has been in print since at least 1970, but first gained widespread notice in the 1990s, when it appeared on the Internet. Since then, it has often been promoted as an authentic account of slavery during the 18th century, though its inaccuracies and anachronisms have led historians to conclude that it is a hoax.

 

Contains 4 pages

This is a photo copy and not the original letter

Great conversation piece for house guest, classrooms and personal knowledge.