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The Life of the Late James Johnson: An American Slave Narrative from Oldham, England


Abstract:
A document displayed in England illuminated the story of an escaped Brunswick County slave. A pamphlet was printed detailing the life of James Johnson, who fled the Confederate States aboard a Union vessel and made his home in Oldham in 1866. The pamphlet, titled The Life of the Late James Johnson (Colored Evangelist), an Escaped Slave from the Southern State of America, was exhibited a the Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) Archives, Oldham.
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