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"Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get."

Image ID: 1240985

"Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded... (1861)

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Image Title

:  "Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get."

Additional Name(s)

: Steward, Austin, 1794-1860 -- Author

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item/Page/Plate

: Opp. Pg. 58

Source

: Twenty-two years a slave, and forty years a freeman; embracing a correspondence of several years, while president of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West. 3rd edition.

Source Description

: xii, [13]-360 p. front. (port.) 4 pl. 19 cm.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc Rare 326.92-S

Digital ID

: 1240985

Record ID

: 211874

Digital Item Published

: 8-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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