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Brown William W., (1814-1884) Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09931 Author/Creator: Brown William W., (1814-1884) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Book Date: 1849 Pagination: 1 v. : ix, 162 p. ; Order a Copy

One book written by William W. Brown entitled "Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave" dated 1849. The book is broken into fourteen chapters that concern his life as an enslaved person in St. Louis and elsewhere.

Brown William W., 1814-1884

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