She Wrote The Book's Preface:
"Disabled by failing health, I am forced to some experiment which shall aid me in maintaining myself and child without exstinguishing this feeble life."
Wilson's Son Died At The Age Of Eight, Six Months After The Work Was Published. Despite Its Historical Importance, The Book Remained In Obscurity Until 1983, When It Was Republished By Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
"In Order For Black History To Live, We Must Continue To Breathe Life Into It." -- Hubert Gaddy, Jr.