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The freedmen's book

Title
The freedmen's book / By L. Maria Child.
Author
Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.
Publication
Boston : Ticknor and Fields, 1865.

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Additional Authors
  • Ticknor and Fields, publisher.
  • University Press (Cambridge, Mass.), printer.
  • Welch, Bigelow & Co., printer.
Description
[2], vi, 277, [1], 21, [3] p.; 18 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Publishers' advertisements – Massachusetts – Boston.
  • Publishers' catalogs – Massachusetts – Boston.
  • Authors' presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
Note
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865, by L. Maria Child, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts."--copyright statement, verso of title page.
  • "University Press: Welch, Bigelow, & Co., Cambridge."--verso of title page.
  • "The names of the colored authors are marked with an asterisk."-- Contents, p. [v].
  • Publisher's catalog and advertisements, final 21 and [3] p.
Indexed In (note)
  • Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in ink on slip mounted to recto of endleaf preceding title page "From L. Maria Child." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Ignatius Sancho / L. Maria Child -- Extracts from the tenth Psalm -- Prejudice reproved / Lydia H. Sigourney -- Benjamin Banneker / L. Maria Child -- Ethiopia / Frances E.W. Harper -- The hour of freedom / William Lloyd Garrison -- William Boen / L. Maria Child -- Anecdote of General Washington -- Prayer of the slave / Bernard Barton -- Toussaint L'Ouverture / L. Maria Child -- The aspirations of Mingo / Mingo, a slave -- Bury me in the free land / Frances E.W. Harper -- Phillis Wheatley / L. Maria Child -- A pertinent question / Frederick Douglass -- The works of Providence / Phillis Wheatley -- The dying Christian / Frances E.W. Harper -- Kindness to animals / L. Maria Child -- James Forten / L. Maria Child -- The meeting in the swamp / L. Maria Child -- A reasonable request / Peter Williams -- The slave poet / George Horton, a slave -- Ratie / Mattie Griffith -- The kingdom of Christ / James Montgomery -- Progress of emancipation in the British West Indies / L. Maria Child -- The last night of slavery / James Montgomery -- Madison Washington / L. Maria Child -- Extract from the Virginia bill of rights -- Praise of creation / George Horton -- Frederick Douglass / L. Maria Child -- How the good work goes on / [L. Maria Child] -- Dedication hymn / J.M. Whitefield -- A prayer / John G. Whittier -- William and Ellen Crafts / L. Maria Child -- Spring / George Horton -- The good grandmother / Harriet Jacobs -- The colored mother's prayer -- William Costin -- Education of children / L. Maria Child -- Thank God for little children / Frances E.W. Harper -- Sam and Andy / Harriet Beecher Stowe -- John Brown / L. Maria Child -- The air of freedom / Frances E.W. Harper -- Emancipation in the District of Columbia / James Madison Bell -- The laws of health / L. Maria Child -- President Lincoln's proclamation of emancipation / Frances E.W. Harper -- New-Year's Day on the islands of South Carolina / Charlotte L. Forten -- Song of the Negro boatmen at Port Royal, S.C. / John G. Whittier -- Extracts from speech to colored people in Charleston / Hon. Judge Kelly -- Black Tom / a Yankee soldier -- Letter from a freedman / Jourdon Anderson -- Colonel Robert G. Shaw / Eliza B. Sedgwick -- Advice from an old friend / L. Maria Child -- Day of Jubilee / A.G. Duncan.
Call Number
Sc Rare 973.77-C (Child, L. M. F. Freedmen's book)
LCCN
12002981
OCLC
  • 1024593
  • 1024593
Author
Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.
Title
The freedmen's book / By L. Maria Child.
Imprint
Boston : Ticknor and Fields, 1865.
Indexed In:
Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature 3199
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 2278
Summary
Biographical essays prepared "expressly" for freedmen.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 973.77-C (copy 1) (accession no. B526390) inscribed: in ink on slip mounted to recto of endleaf preceding title page "From L. Maria Child." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Researchers are restricted to the microform copy in: Sc Micro F-12828 no. 62.
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Added Author
Ticknor and Fields, publisher.
University Press (Cambridge, Mass.), printer.
Welch, Bigelow & Co., printer.
Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880, inscriber.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 973.77-C (Child, L. M. F. Freedmen's book)
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