Twenty-Two Years A Slave, and Forty Years A Freeman: Embracing A Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Nov 5, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 376 pages
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Contents

SLAVE LIFE ON THE PLANTATION
1
AT THE GREAT HOUSE
8
HORSERACING AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
28
JOURNEY TO OUR NEW HOME IN NEW YORK
41
INCIDENTS AT SODUS BAY
45
REMOVAL FROM SODUS TO BATH
49
DUELING
53
HORSERACING AND GENERAL TRAINING
58
ROUGHING IT IN THE WILDS OF CANADA
180
NARROW ESCAPE OF A SMUGGLER
185
NARRATIVE OF TWO FUGITIVES FROM VIRGINIA
191
PLEASANT REUNION OF OLD AND TRIED FRIENDS
199
PRIVATE LOSSES AND PRIVATE DIFFICULTIES
208
INCIDENTS AND PECULIARITIES OF THE INDIANS
211
OUR DIFFICULTIES WITH ISRAEL LEWIS
220
DESPERATION OF A FUGITIVE SLAVE
234

DEATH BED AND BRIDAL SCENES
73
HIRED OUT TO A NEW MASTER
81
THOUGHTS ON FREEDOM
95
CAPT HELM DIVORCE KIDNAPPING
105
LOCATE IN THE VILLAGE OF ROCHESTER
113
INCIDENTS IN ROCHESTER AND VICINITY
127
SAD REVERSES OF CAPT HELM
133
BRITISH EMANCIPATION OF SLAVERY
137
ORATION TERMINATION OF SLAVERY
141
CONDITION OF FREE COLORED PEOPLE
152
PERSECUTION OF THE COLORED PEOPLE
161
REMOVAL TO CANADA
173
A NARROW ESCAPE FROM MY ENEMIES
242
DEATH OF B PAUL AND RETURN OF HIS BROTHER
246
MY FAMILY RETURN TO ROCHESTER
257
THE LAND AGENT AND THE SQUATTER
263
CHARACTER AND DEATH OF I LEWIS
271
MY RETURN TO ROCHESTER
278
BISHOP BROWN DEATH OF MY DAUGHTER
287
CELEBRATION OF THE FIRST OF AUGUST
299
CONCLUSION
304
CORRESPONDENCE
329
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