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Thomas Lewis Johnson, b. 1836?

Twenty-Eight Years a Slave,
or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.

Bournemouth, Eng.: W. Mate & Sons, 1909.

SLAVE CHAINS AND LASH USED BY THE SLAVE MASTERS ON THE SLAVES IN THE WEST INDIES.

By Permission of "The Baptist."

The inscription above is as follows:--"In commemoration of the Abolition of Slavery, the Alms Rooms in connection with King's Gate Baptist Church were erected in the year, 1838, and these Chains and Lash were buried beneath the foundation. In the year 1904, the buildings were demolished, the Lash and Chains were exhumed, and, through the kindness of Mr. Green, Builder, Eable Street, they were given to Mr. W. Levitt, Treasurer, to be retained as Church property."
(Page 23)

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