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46 titles with subject: Slaves' writings, American.

  • The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; to the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution. Abraham Johnstone, d. 1797


  • The American Fugitive in Europe. Sketches of Places and People Abroad. William Wells Brown, 1814?-1884


  • Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro: His Anti-Slavery Labours in the United States, Canada, & England. Samuel Ringgold Ward, b. 1817


  • Autobiography of Henry Parker. Henry Parker, b. 1835


  • Autobiography of James L. Smith, Including, Also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen, Causes of the Exodus, etc. James Lindsay Smith


  • Autobiography of Rev. Francis Frederick, of Virginia. Francis Frederick, b. 1809?


  • An Autobiography: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Colored Evangelist: Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India, and Africa as an Independent Missionary. Amanda Smith, 1837-1915


  • An Autobiography. Bond and Free: Or, Yearnings for Freedom, from My Green Brier House. Being the Story of My Life in Bondage, and My Life in Freedom. Israel Campbell


  • The Blind African Slave, or Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nick-named Jeffrey Brace. Containing an Account of the Kingdom of Bow-Woo, in the Interior of Africa; with the Climate and Natural Productions, Laws, and Customs Peculiar to That Place. With an Account of His Captivity, Sufferings, Sales, Travels, Emancipation, Conversion to the Christian Religion, Knowledge of the Scriptures, &c. Interspersed with Strictures on Slavery, Speculative Observations on the Qualities of Human Nature, with Quotation from Scripture. Boyrereau Brinch and Benjamin F. Prentiss (Benjamin Franklin), 1774 or 5-1817


  • A Brief Miscellaneous Narrative of the More Early Part of the Life of L. Tilmon: Pastor of a Colored Methodist Congregational Church in the City of New York. Levin Tilmon, 1807-1863


  • Chains and Freedom: Or, The Life and Adventures of Peter Wheeler, a Colored Man Yet Living. A Slave in Chains, a Sailor on the Deep, and a Sinner at the Cross. Charles Edwards Lester, 1815-1890, edited by and Peter Wheeler, b. 1789


  • Elizabeth, a Colored Minister of the Gospel Born in Slavery. Elizabeth, 1765?-1866


  • A Family Redeemed from Bondage; Being Rev. Edmond Kelley, (the Author,) His Wife, and Four Children. Edmond Kelley, b. 1817.


  • From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit. The Autobiography of Rev. Peter Randolph: the Southern Question Illustrated and Sketches of Slave Life. Peter Randolph, 1825?-1897


  • From the Darkness Cometh the Light or Struggles for Freedom. Lucy A. Delaney (Lucy Ann), b. 1828?


  • The Fugitive Blacksmith; or, Events in the History of James W. C. Pennington, Pastor of a Presbyterian Church, New York, Formerly a Slave in the State of Maryland, United States. James W. C. Pennington, 1807-1870


  • The History of William Webb, Composed by Himself. William Webb, b. 1836


  • The House of Bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves, Original and Life Like, As They Appeared in Their Old Plantation and City Slave Life; Together with Pen-Pictures of the Peculiar Institution, with Sights and Insights into Their New Relations as Freedmen, Freemen, and Citizens. Octavia V. Rogers Albert (Octavia Victoria Rogers), 1853-1889?


  • Life and History of the Rev. Elijah P. Marrs, First Pastor of Beargrass Baptist Church, and Author. Elijah P. Marrs, b. 1840


  • Life and Narrative of William J. Anderson, Twenty-four Years a Slave; Sold Eight Times! In Jail Sixty Times!! Whipped Three Hundred Times!!! or The Dark Deeds of American Slavery Revealed. Containing Scriptural Views of the Origin of the Black and of the White Man. Also, a Simple and Easy Plan to Abolish Slavery in the United States. Together with an Account of the Services of Colored Men in the Revolutionary War--Day and Date, and Interesting Facts. William J. Anderson, b. 1811


  • Life and Opinions of Julius Melbourn; with Sketches of the Lives and Characters of Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, John Randolph, and Several Other Eminent American Statesmen. Jabez D. Hammond (Jabez Delano), 1778-1855, edited by and Julius Melbourn, b. 1790


  • The Life and Sufferings of John Joseph, a Native of Ashantee, in Western Africa: Who Was Stolen from His Parents at the Age of 3 Years, and Sold to Mr. Johnstone, a Cotton Planter, in New Orleans, South America. John Joseph


  • The Life and Sufferings of Leonard Black, a Fugitive from Slavery. Written by Himself. Leonard Black


  • Life of Isaac Mason as a Slave. Isaac Mason, b. 1822


  • The Life of John Thompson, a Fugitive Slave; Containing His History of 25 Years in Bondage, and His Providential Escape. Written by Himself. John Thompson, b. 1812


  • Life, Including His Escape and Struggle for Liberty of Charles A. Garlick, Born a Slave in Old Virginia, Who Secured His Freedom by Running Away from His Master's Farm in 1843. Charles A. Garlick, 1827-


  • Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley, a Native African and a Slave. Dedicated to the Friends of the Africans. Phillis Wheatley, 1753-1784 and Margaretta Matilda Odell


  • Memoir of Old Elizabeth, a Coloured Woman. Elizabeth, 1765?-1866


  • Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days. Annie L. Burton, b. 1858?


  • My Own Life Story. Sterling N. Brown (Sterling Nelson), 1858-1929


  • Narrative of James Curry, A Fugitive Slave. James Curry, b. 1815?


  • The Narrative of James Roberts, a Soldier Under Gen. Washington in the Revolutionary War, and Under Gen. Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, in the War of 1812: "a Battle Which Cost Me a Limb, Some Blood, and Almost My Life". James Roberts, b. 1753


  • Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave, Written by Himself. Henry Bibb, 1815-1854


  • A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, but Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. New London: Printed in 1798. Reprinted A. D. 1835, and Published by a Descendant of Venture. Revised and Republished with Traditions by H. M. Selden, Haddam, Conn., 1896. Venture Smith, 1729?-1805


  • A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa: But Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. Venture Smith, 1729?-1805


  • Narrative of the Life of J. D. Green, a Runaway Slave, from Kentucky, Containing an Account of His Three Escapes, in 1839, 1846, and 1848. J. D. Green (Jacob D.), b. 1813


  • A Narrative of the Life of Rev. Noah Davis, a Colored Man. Written by Himself, at the Age of Fifty-Four. Noah Davis, b. 1803 or 4-?


  • The Rev. J. W. Loguen, as a Slave and as a Freeman. A Narrative of Real Life. J. W. Loguen (Jermain Wesley), 1814-1872


  • Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery. William Craft


  • Samuel Hall, 47 Years a Slave; A Brief Story of His Life Before and After Freedom Came to Him. Orville Elder, b. 1866 and Samuel Hall, b. 1818


  • A Slave Girl's Story. Being an Autobiography of Kate Drumgoold. Kate Drumgoold


  • Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter. Louis Hughes, b. 1832


  • Three Years in Europe: Or, Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met. William Wells Brown, 1814?-1884


  • Trials and Confessions of Madison Henderson, Alias Blanchard, Alfred Amos Warrick, James W. Seward, and Charles Brown, Murderers of Jesse Baker and Jacob Weaver, as Given by Themselves; and a Likeness of Each, Taken in Jail Shortly after Their Arrest. Madison Henderson, Alfred Amos Warrick, James W. Seward, Charles Brown and A. B. Chambers, edited by


  • A True Tale of Slavery. From The Leisure Hour: A Family Journal of Instruction and Recreation, February 7, 14, 21, 28, 1861. John S. Jacobs, 1815-1875


  • Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray. Emma J. Ray, b. 1859 and Lloyd P. Ray, b. 1860


  • 37 articles with subject: Slaves' writings, American.

  • Summary for A Brief Miscellaneous Narrative of the More Early Part of the Life of L. Tilmon: Pastor of a Colored Methodist Congregational Church in the City of New York. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Family Redeemed from Bondage; Being Rev. Edmond Kelley, (the Author,) His Wife, and Four Children. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, but Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. New London: Printed in 1798. Reprinted A. D. 1835, and Published by a Descendant of Venture. Revised and Republished with Traditions by H. M. Selden, Haddam, Conn., 1896. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa: But Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Narrative of the Life of Rev. Noah Davis, a Colored Man. Written by Himself, at the Age of Fifty-Four. Meredith Malburne-Wade


  • Summary for A Slave Girl's Story. Being an Autobiography of Kate Drumgoold. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for A True Tale of Slavery. From The Leisure Hour: A Family Journal of Instruction and Recreation, February 7, 14, 21, 28, 1861. Monique Prince


  • Summary for An Autobiography: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Colored Evangelist: Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India, and Africa as an Independent Missionary. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro: His Anti-Slavery Labours in the United States, Canada, & England. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Autobiography of Henry Parker. Harry Thomas


  • Summary for Autobiography of James L. Smith, Including, Also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen, Causes of the Exodus, etc. James Robison


  • Summary for Autobiography of Rev. Francis Frederick, of Virginia. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Elizabeth, a Colored Minister of the Gospel Born in Slavery. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for From the Darkness Cometh the Light or Struggles for Freedom. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Life and History of the Rev. Elijah P. Marrs, First Pastor of Beargrass Baptist Church, and Author. Jonathan Garcia


  • Summary for Life and Narrative of William J. Anderson, Twenty-four Years a Slave; Sold Eight Times! In Jail Sixty Times!! Whipped Three Hundred Times!!! or The Dark Deeds of American Slavery Revealed. Containing Scriptural Views of the Origin of the Black and of the White Man. Also, a Simple and Easy Plan to Abolish Slavery in the United States. Together with an Account of the Services of Colored Men in the Revolutionary War--Day and Date, and Interesting Facts. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Life of Isaac Mason as a Slave. Armistead Lemon


  • Summary for Life, Including His Escape and Struggle for Liberty of Charles A. Garlick, Born a Slave in Old Virginia, Who Secured His Freedom by Running Away from His Master's Farm in 1843. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley, a Native African and a Slave. Dedicated to the Friends of the Africans. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for Memoir of Old Elizabeth, a Coloured Woman. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days. Harris Henderson


  • Summary for My Own Life Story. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Narrative of James Curry, A Fugitive Slave. Erin Bartels Buller


  • Summary for Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave, Written by Himself. Matthew Connell


  • Summary for Narrative of the Life of J. D. Green, a Runaway Slave, from Kentucky, Containing an Account of His Three Escapes, in 1839, 1846, and 1848. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery. Sarah Bradley


  • Summary for Samuel Hall, 47 Years a Slave; A Brief Story of His Life Before and After Freedom Came to Him. Monique Prince


  • Summary for The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; to the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for The Fugitive Blacksmith; or, Events in the History of James W. C. Pennington, Pastor of a Presbyterian Church, New York, Formerly a Slave in the State of Maryland, United States. Madeleine Read


  • Summary for The History of William Webb, Composed by Himself. Christy Webb


  • Summary for The House of Bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves, Original and Life Like, As They Appeared in Their Old Plantation and City Slave Life; Together with Pen-Pictures of the Peculiar Institution, with Sights and Insights into Their New Relations as Freedmen, Freemen, and Citizens. Abigail Pace


  • Summary for The Life and Sufferings of John Joseph, a Native of Ashantee, in Western Africa: Who Was Stolen from His Parents at the Age of 3 Years, and Sold to Mr. Johnstone, a Cotton Planter, in New Orleans, South America. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for The Life and Sufferings of Leonard Black, a Fugitive from Slavery. Written by Himself. Monique Prince


  • Summary for The Life of John Thompson, a Fugitive Slave; Containing His History of 25 Years in Bondage, and His Providential Escape. Written by Himself. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for The Narrative of James Roberts, a Soldier Under Gen. Washington in the Revolutionary War, and Under Gen. Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, in the War of 1812: "a Battle Which Cost Me a Limb, Some Blood, and Almost My Life". Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for The Rev. J. W. Loguen, as a Slave and as a Freeman. A Narrative of Real Life. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter. Harris Henderson