Uncle Tom's story of his life An Autobiography of Rev. Josiah Henson (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom”) from 1789 to 1876

Title

Uncle Tom's story of his life An Autobiography of Rev. Josiah Henson (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom”) from 1789 to 1876

Subject

Henson, Josiah, -- 1789-1883.
Fugitive slaves -- Canada -- Biography.
Slaves -- United States -- Personal narratives.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.
Slavery -- United States.
Blacks.

Description

Josiah Henson (1789-1883) was an author, abolitionist, and minister. The public originally believed that Henson's life story was the basis for the character of Uncle Tom in her novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Creator

Henson, Rev. Josiah H.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896)

Source

Cover
Frontispice
Title page

Publisher

London, "Christian age" Office

Date

1876

Format

Print book

Language

English

Files

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Citation

Henson, Rev. Josiah H. and Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896), “Uncle Tom's story of his life An Autobiography of Rev. Josiah Henson (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom”) from 1789 to 1876,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed March 2, 2024, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/87.