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The Life of Josiah Henson : Formerly a Slave: Now an Inhabitant of Canada, as Narrated by Himself
by Josiah Henson




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Josiah Henson (1789-1883) was an author, abolitionist, and minister born into slavery in Charles County, Maryland. In 1830, he escaped to Upper Canada (now Ontario), where he later founded a settlement and laborer's school for other fugitive slaves. His autobiography is a tense, gripping account of how he escaped from his owners, a pair of sadistic, cruelly duplicitous brothers. Henson's life story is said to have inspired the character of the fugitive slave, George Harris, in Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Josiah Henson (1789-1883) was an author, abolitionist, and minister born into slavery in Charles County, Maryland. In 1830, he escaped to Upper Canada (now Ontario), where he later founded a settlement and laborer's school for other fugitive slaves. His autobiography is a tense, gripping account of how he escaped from his owners, a pair of sadistic, cruelly duplicitous brothers. Henson's life story is said to have inspired the character of the fugitive slave, George Harris, in Uncle Tom's Cabin.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781716646638
  • ISBN-10: 1716646634
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publish Date: August 2020
  • Page Count: 58
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.25 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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