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The Resource Reminiscences of Levi Coffin : the reputed president of the Underground Railroad, abridged and edited by Ben Richmond

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin : the reputed president of the Underground Railroad, abridged and edited by Ben Richmond

Label
Reminiscences of Levi Coffin : the reputed president of the Underground Railroad
Title
Reminiscences of Levi Coffin
Title remainder
the reputed president of the Underground Railroad
Statement of responsibility
abridged and edited by Ben Richmond
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Levi Coffin and his wife Catherine risked their lives helping thousands of men, women, and children escape from slavery in Kentucky and further south. This edited and abridged edition of Coffin's "Reminiscences" includes hundreds of dramatic stories told by the former slaves as they passed through his home, following the northern star to freedom.
Assigning source
--Adapted from page 4 of cover
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.7/115/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.C65 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Reminiscences of Levi Coffin : the reputed president of the Underground Railroad, abridged and edited by Ben Richmond
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Newport stoires: Eliza Harris, etc. The story of Eliza Harris ; Prejudice against color ; Aunt Rachel
  • Newport stories continued: a slave hunter outwitted
  • A struggle for liberty. john White
  • Separation of Indiana yearly meeting
  • First visit to Canada. A special providence ; The story of Jackson
  • Free-labor business
  • Underground Railroad work in Cincinnati. The fugitive cook girl ; A brave woman ; Jack and Lucy ; The story of Jane
  • Cincinnati stories continued. The vice-president's slave ; Wolves in sheep's clothing ; Sally, the slave mother ; The Michigan raid
  • John Wilson and Eliza
  • Troubles of a Louisville abolitionist. Rose, the white slave ; Story of Jim and his friend in a box
  • Foreword. The anti-slavery movement ; The abolition debate ; Friends role in the anti-slavery movement ; The Religious Society of Friends ; This edition
  • John Fairfield, the Southern abolitionist
  • Narrow escapes and slave children. Narrow escapes of fugitives ; Another narrow escape ; A hairbreadth escape ; Slave children placed in our charge
  • My trip with Major Phillips down the river
  • Trials under the Fugitive Slave law. Escape from a court room ; Margaret Garner ; The story of a hat
  • An Underground Railroad depot; the beginning of war. The purchase of slaves by their relatives ; Other services for the colored people ; The beginning of the war ; Kirby Smith's threatened raid
  • Work among the freedmen
  • Mission to England
  • First efforts on behalf of slaves. Stephan, the kidnapped Negro ; The captured slaves ; Fugitives in concealment ; Ede
  • I turn slave hunter
  • Fate of poor Sam
  • I engage in school labors. Sabbath school ; Anti-slavery matters
  • Lost on the prairie
  • Underground Railroad network
  • A slave auction: temperance work. A slave auction: temperance work ; Temperance
Control code
18598431
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
402 pages, 11 pages of plates
Isbn
9780944350201
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
00047656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
facsimiles, photographs, portraits
System control number
(DLC) 00047656
Label
Reminiscences of Levi Coffin : the reputed president of the Underground Railroad, abridged and edited by Ben Richmond
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Newport stoires: Eliza Harris, etc. The story of Eliza Harris ; Prejudice against color ; Aunt Rachel
  • Newport stories continued: a slave hunter outwitted
  • A struggle for liberty. john White
  • Separation of Indiana yearly meeting
  • First visit to Canada. A special providence ; The story of Jackson
  • Free-labor business
  • Underground Railroad work in Cincinnati. The fugitive cook girl ; A brave woman ; Jack and Lucy ; The story of Jane
  • Cincinnati stories continued. The vice-president's slave ; Wolves in sheep's clothing ; Sally, the slave mother ; The Michigan raid
  • John Wilson and Eliza
  • Troubles of a Louisville abolitionist. Rose, the white slave ; Story of Jim and his friend in a box
  • Foreword. The anti-slavery movement ; The abolition debate ; Friends role in the anti-slavery movement ; The Religious Society of Friends ; This edition
  • John Fairfield, the Southern abolitionist
  • Narrow escapes and slave children. Narrow escapes of fugitives ; Another narrow escape ; A hairbreadth escape ; Slave children placed in our charge
  • My trip with Major Phillips down the river
  • Trials under the Fugitive Slave law. Escape from a court room ; Margaret Garner ; The story of a hat
  • An Underground Railroad depot; the beginning of war. The purchase of slaves by their relatives ; Other services for the colored people ; The beginning of the war ; Kirby Smith's threatened raid
  • Work among the freedmen
  • Mission to England
  • First efforts on behalf of slaves. Stephan, the kidnapped Negro ; The captured slaves ; Fugitives in concealment ; Ede
  • I turn slave hunter
  • Fate of poor Sam
  • I engage in school labors. Sabbath school ; Anti-slavery matters
  • Lost on the prairie
  • Underground Railroad network
  • A slave auction: temperance work. A slave auction: temperance work ; Temperance
Control code
18598431
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
402 pages, 11 pages of plates
Isbn
9780944350201
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
00047656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
facsimiles, photographs, portraits
System control number
(DLC) 00047656

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