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Author Henson, Josiah, 1789-1883.

Title Uncle Tom's story of his life : an autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson, from 1789-1876 / with a preface by Harriet Beecher Stowe and an introductory note by George Sturge and S. Morley ; by Josiah Henson ; edited by John Lobb.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

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Edition DocSouth books ed.
Description 1 online resource (184 pages) : illustrations
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Note Includes index.
Contents ""About This Edition""; ""Summary""; ""PREFACE.""; ""INTRODUCTORY NOTE.""; ""CONTENTS.""; ""MRS. H. BEECHER STOWE'S ""UNCLE TOM.""""; ""MY BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD.""; ""MY FIRST GREAT TRIAL.""; ""MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTH.""; ""MY CONVERSION.""; ""MAIMED FOR LIFE.""; ""A RESPONSIBLE JOURNEY.""; ""A NEW HOME.""; ""RETURN TO MARYLAND.""; ""TAKEN SOUTH, AWAY FROM WIFE AND CHILDREN.""; ""A TERRIBLE TEMPTATION.""; ""PROVIDENTIAL DELIVERANCE.""; ""ESCAPE FROM BONDAGE.""; ""JOURNEY TO CANADA.""; ""NEW SCENES AND A NEW HOME.""; ""LIFE IN CANADA.""; ""CONDUCTING SLAVES TO CANADA.""
""SECOND JOURNEY ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD.""""HOME AT DAWN.""; ""LUMBERING OPERATIONS.""; ""VISIT TO ENGLAND.""; ""THE WORLD'S FAIR IN LONDON.""; ""VISITS TO THE RAGGED SCHOOLS.""; ""CLOSING UP MY LONDON AGENCY.""; ""MY BROTHER'S FREEDOM.""; ""MRS. STOWE'S CHARACTERS.""; ""THE MANUAL LABOUR SCHOOL AT DAWN.""; ""IDOLS SHATTERED.""; ""FUGITIVE SLAVES ENLISTING IN THE STATES.""; ""EARLY ASPIRATIONS CHECKED.""; ""MY FAMILY.""; ""MY THIRD AND LAST VISIT TO LONDON.""; ""APPENDIX A.""; ""A SKETCH OF MRS. H. BEECHER STOWE.""; ""APPENDIX B.""; """"A LOST CONTINENT.""""
Summary This 1876 version of Josiah Henson's autobiography, the first of many editions issued by British editor John Lobb, followed the original 1849 edition and a much-expanded 1858 version. The autobiography traces Henson's life from his birth into slavery in Maryland in 1789; his escape to Canada in 1830; his participation in the founding of the Dawn Settlement for fugitive slaves in Ontario; and his several trips to England to raise funds for the settlement.
Subject Henson, Josiah, 1789-1883.
Henson, Josiah, 1789-1883. (OCoLC)fst00012420
Blacks -- Canada -- Biography.
Clergy -- Canada -- Biography.
Fugitive slaves -- Canada -- Biography.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
Canada. (OCoLC)fst01204310
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Added Author Lobb, John, 1840-1921.
Other Form: Print version: Henson, Josiah, 1789-1883. Uncle Tom's story of his life. DocSouth Books ed. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2011 (DLC) 75171809
ISBN 9781469602899 (electronic bk.)
146960289X (electronic bk.)
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GBVCP 1003687040
NZ1 15023903

 
    
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