Narrative of the life and adventures of Henry Bibb, an American slave by Henry Bibb

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Published by H. Bibb in New York .

Written in English

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  • African Americans,
  • Slaves,
  • Biography,
  • Slavery

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Statementwritten by himself ; with an introd. by Lucius C. Matlack
ContributionsMatlack, Lucius C.
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. :
Number of Pages204
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Open LibraryOL24970591M

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Born on a Kentucky plantation inBibb first attempted to escape from bondage at the age of ten. He was recaptured and escaped several more times, in several different states, with different masters.

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