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Sketches of slave life ; and From slave cabin to the pulpit

Author: Peter Randolph; Katherine Clay Bassard
Publisher: Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2016.
Series: Regenerations, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is the first anthology of the autobiographical writings of Peter Randolph, a prominent nineteenth-century former slave who became a black abolitionist, pastor, and community leader. Randolph's story is unique because he was freed and relocated from Virginia to Boston, along with his entire plantation cohort. A lawsuit launched by Randolph against his former master's estate left legal documents that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Peter Randolph; Peter Randolph
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Randolph; Katherine Clay Bassard
ISBN: 9781943665044 1943665044 9781943665051 1943665052
OCLC Number: 935495293
Description: xvii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Negotiating Freedom : Writing the Emancipated Narrative --
Sketches of Slave Life, First Edition --
Sketches of Slave Life, Second Edition --
From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit --
Appendix --
Chronology.
Series Title: Regenerations, v. 5.
Other Titles: From slave cabin to the pulpit
Responsibility: Peter Randolph ; edited by Katherine Clay Bassard.

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