Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave, Written by Himself

Author: Henry Bibb
Published: 1847
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,027 / 151 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,160
Added to site: 2005.03.18
mnybks.net#: 10036
Advertisement

With an introduction by Lucius C. Matlack.

Show Excerpt

ke to know who Charles H. Stewart is, and why you should make these inquiries of me, and how you knew who I was, as you are a stranger to me and I must be to you. In your next if you will tell me the intention of your inquiries, I will give you a full history of the whole case.

I have a boy in your county by the name of King, a large man and very black; if you are acquainted with him, give him my compliments, and tell him I am well, and all of his friends. W.H. Bibb is acquainted with him.

I wait your answer.

Your most obedient, W.H. GATEWOOD.

_March 17, 1845_.

* * * * *

[No. 6.] BEDFORD, KENTUCKY, _April 6th, 1845_. MR. CHARLES H. STEWART.

SIR:--Yours of the 1st March is before me, inquiring if one Walton Bibb, a colored man, escaped from me at Louisville, Ky., in the Spring of 1839. To t

Cover image for

Download


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.