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Sketches of the history, character, and dying testimony of beneficiaries of the Colored Home, in the city of New-York

Title
Sketches of the history, character, and dying testimony of beneficiaries of the Colored Home, in the city of New-York / prepared by Mary W. Thompson, and published for the benefit of the institution.
Author
Thompson, Mary W.
Publication
New-York : John F. Trow, printer, 49, 51 & 53 Ann-St., 1851.

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Description
[7], 4-78 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill.; 19 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Alternative Title
Broken gloom
Subjects
Note
  • "The Institution not only provides ... a peaceful home for the respectable, worn-out colored servants of both sexes of our city ... but furnishes them in their last moments the consolation of religion."--Preface.
  • Plates signed: M.W. Thompson, del.; Lith. of Sarony, N.Y.
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Preface -- Introductory remarks -- Biographical sketches: Hercules Schureman ; Jonathan Skinner ; Tommy Warner ; Blind Sopha ; Amy Jordan ; Judy Richards ; Abigail Dobson ; Edward ; Phillis Douglas ; Betsey Johnson ; Phebe Spalding ; Old Sarah Henry ; Eliza Didymus ; Poor Johnny ; Catherine Queen ; Katy Schenck ; Margaret Simpson ; Diana -- Minutes of Chaplain: Serena Johnson ; Diana Rayner ; Sarah Robinson ; Blind Diana -- Incidents -- Sketches from Mrs. R's report: Peter Bensé -- Concluding remarks -- Condensed statement of the Colored Home -- Managers' names, &c.
Call Number
Sc Rare 362-T (Thompson, M. W. Sketches of the history...of the Colored home)
LCCN
12005912
OCLC
  • 779257
  • 779257B
Author
Thompson, Mary W.
Title
Sketches of the history, character, and dying testimony of beneficiaries of the Colored Home, in the city of New-York / prepared by Mary W. Thompson, and published for the benefit of the institution.
Imprint
New-York : John F. Trow, printer, 49, 51 & 53 Ann-St., 1851.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 362-T (accession no. B594296) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Added Author
Trow, John Fowler, 1810-1886, printer.
Thompson, Mary W., artist.
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, lithographer.
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 362-T (Thompson, M. W. Sketches of the history...of the Colored home)
Stuart 8383
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