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A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince

Title
A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince / written by herself.
Author
Prince, Nancy, 1799-
Publication
  • Boston : Published by the author, 1853.
  • ©1850.

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  • Full text available via HathiTrust (Harvard University copy)

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TextUse in library Sc Rare B-Prince (Prince, N. Narrative... 2nd ed.)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
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Description
89, [1] pages; 16 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Note
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850, by Nancy Prince, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts."--copyright statement, verso of title page.
  • "Wm. A. Hall, printer, 22 School St., Boston."--printer statement, verso of title page.
  • Last page blank.
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
  • Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time,
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
A sketch of the early life of Nancy Price -- Marriage, and voyage to Russia -- Mr. Prince -- Manners and customs of the Russians -- The events that took place during nine years' residence in St. Petersburg -- Her voyage home -- Her voyage and business in the West Indies -- Her errand home, and success -- Her return back, and state of things at that time -- Description of the country -- Embarkment again home, and deception of the captain -- Cast away at Key West -- Arrival at New Orleans ; Scenes witnessed there -- Departure from New Orleans, and arrival at New York.
Call Number
Sc Rare B-Prince (Prince, N. Narrative... 2nd ed.)
LCCN
34030124
OCLC
  • 12019236
  • 12019236
  • NYPGR12019236-B
Author
Prince, Nancy, 1799- author.
Title
A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince / written by herself.
Publisher
Boston : Published by the author, 1853.
Copyright Date
©1850.
Edition
Second edition.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 8468
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 65570
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 B-Prince (accession no. B594139) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Source
Purchase; from Arthur A. Schomburg; 1926. Copy in Sc Rare B-Prince (Prince, N. Narrative... 2nd ed.), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Hall, Wm A. (William A.), printer.
Ford Collection.
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 B-Prince (Prince, N. Narrative... 2nd ed.)
AN (Prince) (Prince, N. Narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince. 1853)
*WIY 97-263
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