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

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Author: Henry Bibb
Published: 1847
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,027 / 151 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,277
Added to site: 2005.03.18
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With an introduction by Lucius C. Matlack.

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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_.

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[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

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