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Truth, Sojourner Narrative of Sojourner Truth : a northern slave, emancipated from bodily servitude by the state of New York, in 1828. With a portrait.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05194 Author/Creator: Truth, Sojourner Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Book Date: 1850 Pagination: 144 p. 18.1 x 11.6 cm

Summary of Content: Printed for the author by J.B. Yerrinton and Son. Original paper front cover but lacks original back wrapper.

People: Truth, Sojourner, 1797-1883

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Enslaved peopleWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryAfrican American HistorySlavery

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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