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Fugitive slaves

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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"The Gospel As Preached in the South"

Identifier: SC 00873
Scope and Contents

Account by Henry Cooke, a runaway slave belonging to Robert C. Nicholas, of a Gospel Meetings in Louisiana, led by William Ellis, another slave, of Virginia. Title, “The Gospel as preached in the South.”  The account was  given as testimony in New Haven (Connecticut) on January 30, 1844. Cooke epxplains how meetings were arranged, when they were held, how many people attended and what happened if slaves were caught. For excerpts see folder link below.

Dates: 1843-1844