Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 51

Price Realized: $ 240
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) JOHNSON, JAMES. James Johnson, The Escaped Negro Slave, will (God willing) give his Popular lecture entitled "My Escape From Slavery." Small letterpress broadside, 5x7-1/2 inches, slightly darkened. Ripon, 1882

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Though slavery in the United States had ended twenty years earlier, ex-slaves still toured the lecture circuit both in the United States and abroad. The present event was apparently sponsored by the Church of England Temperance Society.