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The house of bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and other slaves : original and life like, as they appeared in their old plantation and city slave life : together with pen pictures of the peculiar institution, with sights and insights into their new relations as freedmen, freemen, and citizens

Title
The house of bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and other slaves : original and life like, as they appeared in their old plantation and city slave life : together with pen pictures of the peculiar institution, with sights and insights into their new relations as freedmen, freemen, and citizens / by Octavia Victoria Rogers Albert ; with an introduction by Rev. Bishop Willard F. Mallalieu, D.D.
Author
Albert, Octavia V. Rogers (Octavia Victoria Rogers), 1853-approximately 1889.
Publication
  • New York : Hunt & Eaton ; Cincinnati : Cranston & Stowe, 1890.
  • ©1890.

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Additional Authors
  • Mallalieu, Willard F. (Willard Francis), 1828-1911.
  • Hunt & Eaton, publisher.
  • Cranston & Stowe, publisher.
Description
xiv, 161, [1] pages : portrait; 19 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Alternative Title
  • House of bondage
  • Charlotte Brooks and other slaves
Subjects
Note
  • "Copyright, 1890, by Hunt & Eaton, New York."--verso of title page.
Indexed In (note)
  • Lib. Company. Afro-Americana (2nd ed.),
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available as part of The Digital Schomburg, a project providing electronic access to collections on the African Diaspora and Africa from The New York Public Library.
Source (note)
  • from Arthur A. Schomburg;
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
ch. 1. Charlotte Brooks -- ch. 2. Charlotte's story -- ch. 3. Aunt Charlotte's friends -- ch. 4. Cruel masters -- ch. 5. Great tribulations -- ch. 6. A kind mistress -- ch. 7. Broken-down freedmen -- ch. 8. The curse of whisky -- ch. 9. John and Lorendo -- ch. 10. A converted Catholic -- ch. 11. Prison horrors -- ch. 12. Sallie Smith's story -- ch. 13. In the woods -- ch. 14. Uncle Stephen Jordan -- ch. 15. Counterfeit free papers -- ch. 16. Uncle Cephas's story -- ch. 17. A colored soldier -- ch. 18. Negro government -- ch. 19. The colored delegates -- ch. 20. A touching incident.
Call Number
Sc Rare 326.973-A (Albert, O. V. R. House of bondage)
LCCN
10033441
OCLC
  • 5507218
  • 5507218
  • NYPGR5507218-B
Author
Albert, Octavia V. Rogers (Octavia Victoria Rogers), 1853-approximately 1889.
Title
The house of bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and other slaves : original and life like, as they appeared in their old plantation and city slave life : together with pen pictures of the peculiar institution, with sights and insights into their new relations as freedmen, freemen, and citizens / by Octavia Victoria Rogers Albert ; with an introduction by Rev. Bishop Willard F. Mallalieu, D.D.
Publisher
New York : Hunt & Eaton ; Cincinnati : Cranston & Stowe, 1890.
Copyright Date
©1890.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
Lib. Company. Afro-Americana (2nd ed.), Suppl. 31
Additional Formats
Available as part of The Digital Schomburg, a project providing electronic access to collections on the African Diaspora and Africa from The New York Public Library.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 326.973-A (accession no. B389756) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Source
Purchase; from Arthur A. Schomburg; 1926. Copy in Sc Rare 326.973-A (Albert, O. V. R. House of bondage), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Plain text PDF available via the African American Women Writers of the 19th Century Project
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
ch. 1. Charlotte Brooks -- ch. 2. Charlotte's story -- ch. 3. Aunt Charlotte's friends -- ch. 4. Cruel masters -- ch. 5. Great tribulations -- ch. 6. A kind mistress -- ch. 7. Broken-down freedmen -- ch. 8. The curse of whisky -- ch. 9. John and Lorendo -- ch. 10. A converted Catholic -- ch. 11. Prison horrors -- ch. 12. Sallie Smith's story -- ch. 13. In the woods -- ch. 14. Uncle Stephen Jordan -- ch. 15. Counterfeit free papers -- ch. 16. Uncle Cephas's story -- ch. 17. A colored soldier -- ch. 18. Negro government -- ch. 19. The colored delegates -- ch. 20. A touching incident.
Mallalieu, Willard F. (Willard Francis), 1828-1911.
Hunt & Eaton, publisher.
Cranston & Stowe, publisher.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
House of bondage
Charlotte Brooks and other slaves
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 326.973-A (Albert, O. V. R. House of bondage)
*WIY 97-2
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