The Fugitive Blacksmith

The Fugitive Blacksmith

by James William Charles Pennington
     
 

The Fugitive Blacksmith by William Charles Pennington -
Born a slave, James William Charles Pennington (1809-71) was a blacksmith until he ran away to Pennsylvania in his early twenties. After spending several months studying under a Quaker teacher who took him in, Pennington moved to New York City, where he continued his education. Eventually, he studied…  See more details below

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The Fugitive Blacksmith by William Charles Pennington -
Born a slave, James William Charles Pennington (1809-71) was a blacksmith until he ran away to Pennsylvania in his early twenties. After spending several months studying under a Quaker teacher who took him in, Pennington moved to New York City, where he continued his education. Eventually, he studied theology and became a pastor. Pennington kept his status as a runaway slave secret until the late 1840s when he published his autobiography, The Fugitive Blacksmith. This is his story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013465299
Publisher:
Robin Michell
Publication date:
12/02/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
66 KB

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