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Life and adventures of James Williams, a fugitive slave

Williams, James

Life and adventures of James Williams, a fugitive slave

with a full description of the Underground Railroad.

by Williams, James

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Published by Women"s Union Book and Job Printing Office in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Williams, James, b. 1825,
    • Underground railroad,
    • Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography,
    • African American pioneers -- California -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE450 .W72 1874
      The Physical Object
      Pagination124 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3283038M
      LC Control Number2003586460

      Slave narrative, an account of the life, or a major portion of the life, of a fugitive or former slave, either written or orally related by the slave narratives comprise one of the most influential traditions in American literature, shaping the form and themes of some of the most celebrated and controversial writing, both in fiction and in autobiography, in the history of the. These autobiographies of Afro-American ex-slaves comprise the largest body of literature produced by slaves in human history. The book consists of three sections: selected reviews of slave narratives, dating from to ; essays examining how such narratives serve as historical material; and essays exploring the narratives as literary artifacts.

      Williams, J. Life and adventures of James Williams, a fugitive slave, with a full description of the Underground Railroad. Saratoga, CA: R. & E. Research Associates, Backgrounds for Special Collections' web pages are adapted from paper samples. It was powerful to see my mother’s beautiful, cursive writing, on v-mails and onionskin paper. So long ago, when she was so young. Excitedly relating every detail of her exciting new life in the most exotic places she could have imagined, and her beloved GIs. She .

      Book/Printed Material The underground railroad. A record of facts, authentic narratives, letters &c., narrating the hardships, hair-breadth escapes and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts for freedom, - Fugitive slaves--United States Life and adventures of James Williams, a fugitive slave, with a full description of the. Full text of "Narrative of James Williams, an American slave, who was for several years a driver on a cotton plantation in Alabama" See other formats.


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(title page) Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground Railroad James Williams p. San Francisco: WOMEN'S UNION PRINT, MONTGOMERY STREET.

This electronic edition has been transcribed from a photocopy supplied by the University of Alberta Libraries, Canada. James Williams was all of these things and more, a fascinating individual who in this memoir manages to cram James Williams was all of these things and more, a fascinating individual who in this memoir manages to cram more life into fewer pages than almost anyone has before or since – a habit of traveling light that served him well/5(4).

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James Williams's Life and Adventures is one of the most intriguing. Born a slave in Maryland, at the age of thirteen Williams crossed the line into Pennsylvania and freedom. He was one of many African Americans active in the Underground Railroad who assisted other slaves in their flight to freedom.

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Thank you for your : Excerpt from Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave: With a Full Description of the Underground Railroad 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 con clusion to narrate, as correctly as possible, things that he encountered and that came under Format: Taschenbuch.

Williams, James. Life and Adventures of James Williams a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground Francisco: Women's Union Print, James Williams was all of these things and more, a fascinating individual who in this memoir manages to cram more life into fewer pages than almost anyone has.

Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground Railroad (San Francisco, CA: Women's Union Print, ), by James Williams. HTML and TEI at UNC; multiple formats at I nJ ames Williams was thirteen years old when he took his master's horse and ran away.

Three years before, Williams made up his mind to run away. He explains this decision in his autobiography, Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground ms recalls his master's warning: "[b]ad boys are the only ones that run away.

More editions of Life And Adventures Of James Williams, A Fugitive Slave: With A Full Description Of The Underground Railroad (): Life And Adventures Of James Williams, A Fugitive Slave: With A Full Description Of The Underground Railroad (): ISBN () Hardcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave.

James Williams. San Francisco: Women's Union Print, Williams' recollections were self-published and the author made a living in part by selling copies of his book. He produced five editions.

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In that same year, he wrote and published his autobiography, the Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave. Written by Himself.

With its four American and five British editions appearing beforeBrown's Narrative, second in popularity only to Frederick Douglass's Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.WILLIAMS, James (?) Life and Adventures of James Williams, A Fugitive Slave, With a Full Description of the Underground Railroad.

San Francisco: Women’s Union Print, 8vo (6 x 9 in.). Original purple wrappers (wear to covers sunned and soiled with some chipping to upper corner and spine, upper half of title page lacking with repair).Wong's essay investigates James Williams's largely forgotten postbellum slave narrative, The Life and Adventures of James Williams, A Fugitive Slave () to chart the various constellations of.