Autobiography of James L. Smith, including, also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen

Norwich, [Connecticut]: Press of the Bulletin Company, 1881.

Price: $600.00

First edition. Octavo. 150pp. Frontispiece portrait. Brown cloth gilt. Very small label on front fly, a few tiny spots on the boards, still a fine, tight copy. A shoemaker and Methodist minister in Norwich, Connecticut describes his slave life in Virginia, his escape to New England in 1838, and his experiences as a freeman. A beautiful copy of the first edition. Brignano 241.

Item #412785

item image

Autobiography of James L. Smith, including, also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen. James L. SMITH.
Autobiography of James L. Smith, including, also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen
Autobiography of James L. Smith, including, also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen