Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground Railroad

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This is a memoir written by a runaway slave in America during the 19th century, shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War.
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"THE Author, thinking an account of his life and experience would be of service to persons into whose hands it might fall, has, by the advice of some of his friends, come to the conclusion to narrate, as correctly as possible, things that he encountered and that came under his notice during a period ...
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Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground Railroad

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Overview

This is a memoir written by a runaway slave in America during the 19th century, shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War.
From the ppreface:
"THE Author, thinking an account of his life and experience would be of service to persons into whose hands it might fall, has, by the advice of some of his friends, come to the conclusion to narrate, as correctly as possible, things that he encountered and that came under his notice during a period of some forty-five years. He hopes, after a perusal of his first attempt, the reader will pardon him for any errors which may have been committed; and if I can only think that any good may have grown out of my adventures, I shall then consider that I have commenced to answer the end I and all human beings were created for--having lived that the world may be bettered by me."
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  • ISBN-13: 9781152847705
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.16 (d)

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