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Narrative of Henry Box Brown, who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide

Henry Box Brown

Narrative of Henry Box Brown, who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide

by Henry Box Brown

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Published by Rhistoric Publications in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816.,
    • Slavery -- Virginia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten from a statement of facts made by himself. With remarks upon the remedy for slavery by Charles Stearns.
      SeriesAfro-American history series, Rhistoric publication no. 205.
      ContributionsStearns, Charles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE450 .B873 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 90 p.
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5068776M
      LC Control Number74077042

      He also published, with Charles Stearns, his autobiography called Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide. This became one of the best. The resurrection of Henry Box Brown at Philadelphia, who escaped from Richmond Va. in a bx 3 feet long 2 1/2 ft. deep and 2 ft wide Summary A somewhat comic yet sympathetic portrayal of the culminating episode in the flight of slave Henry Brown "who escaped from Richmond Va. in a Box 3 feet long, /2 ft. deep and 2 ft. wide.".

      Get this from a library! Narrative of Henry Box Brown, who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide. [Henry Box Brown; Charles Stearns].   Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown (Dover Thrift Editions) - Kindle edition by Brown, Henry Box. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown (Dover Thrift Editions).Reviews:

      As a free man, Brown lectured across New England on the evils of slavery and participated in the publication of the Narrative of Henry Box Brown (). In , a moving panorama, Henry Box Brown's Mirror of Slavery, opened in Boston/5(22). Read digitized letters, diaries, and first-hand accounts of the slave experience such as THE NARRATIVE OF HENRY BOX BROWN, WHO ESCAPED FROM SLAVERY IN A BOX 3 FEET LONG AND 2 WIDE.


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By Charles Stearns Boston: Brown. Henry Box Brown and Charles Stearns, Narrative of Henry Box Brown: Who Escaped From Slavery Enclosed in a Box Three Feet Long and Two Wide and Two and a Half High (Boston: Brown and Stearns, ).

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Brown and Stearns tour New England selling the book and delivering antislavery lectures into the early part of November. Brown, Henry Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide Boston: Brown and Stearns, Documenting the American South website, University of North Carolina.

Brown, Henry Box (). Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself (2nd ed.). Manchester: Lee & Glynn. Full text of "Narrative of Henry Box Brown: who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box three feet long and two wide and two and a half high" See other formats Price 25 Cents.

NARRATIVE miiM mi MWH d ESCAPED FROM SLAVERY, ENCLOSED IN A BOX THREE FEET LONG, TWO WIDE, AND TWO AND A HALF HIGH. Henry "Box" Brown was an enslaved man who shipped himself to freedom in a wooden box. He developed his published slave narrative into an anti-slavery stage show.

The box which I had procured was three feet one inch wide, two feet six inches high, and two feet wide: and on the morning of the 29th day of March,I went into the box-- having previously bored three gimlet holes opposite my face, for air, and provided myself with a bladder of water, both for the purpose of quenching my thirst and for.

Excerpt from Narrative of Henry Box Brown: Who Escaped From Slavery, Enclosed in a Box Three Feet Long, Two Wide, and Two and a Half High Did Lazarus astonish his weeping sisters, and the sur rounding multitude, as he emerged from his house of clay, clad in the habiliments of the grave, and did joy unfeigned spread throughout that gazing throng?Author: Henry Box Brown.

Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide. Written from a Statement of Facts Made by Himself.

With Remarks Upon the Remedy for Slavery. Boston, Massachusetts: Brown and Stearns, Narrative of Henry Box Brown: who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box three feet long and two wide and two and a half high by Brown, Henry Box, b.

; Stearns, Charles. In one part of the installation, Ligon created a series of packing crates modeled on the one described by ex-slave Henry "Box" Brown in his Narrative of Henry Box Brown who escaped from Slavery Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide.

Each crate played a different sound, such as a heartbeat, a spiritual, or contemporary rap music. Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide.

Written from a Statement of Facts Made by Himself. With Remarks Upon the Remedy for Slavery. By Charles Stearns By Henry Box Brown, b. and Charles Stearns. Narrative of Henry Box Brown, who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide. [Philadelphia, Rhistoric Publications, ] (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Box Brown; Henry Box Brown: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry Box Brown; Charles Stearns.

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Henry "Box" Brown escaped slavery in by shipping himself in a crate from Richmond to Philadelphia. Upon attaining his freedom, he became a popular lecturer on the anti-slavery circuit, and he published this memoir in Reviews: Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide (Manchester, Eng., ); William W.

Brown, Narrative of William W. Brown, An American Slave (Boston, ), (the London, edition is in Andrews and Gates, eds., Civitas Anthology, ); and. Many readers were fascinated by the harrowing accounts of flight featured in some of the most popular slave narratives, such as Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide () and Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom, or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery ().

Douglass. Get this from a library. Narrative of Henry Box Brown, who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide: written from a statement of facts made by himself. with remarks upon the remedy for slavery.

[Henry Box Brown; Charles Stearns]. Basic details of Brown’s early life are contained in two autobiographical works: Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide.

Written from a Statement of Facts Made by Himself.The author, Henry Box Brown, escaped slavery by packing himself in a very small box, 3xx2 feet, and having some of his allies ship him from Richmond, VA, to Philadelphia.

Brown admits that for much of his life his treatment was not too bad in the sprectrum of how owners treated their slave/5(19).The Resurrection of Henry Box Brown at Philadelphia.

In this lithograph published aboutescaped slave Henry Brown emerges from "a Box 3 feet long, 2 – 1/2 ft. deep, and 2 ft. wide" in the office of the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society. Abolitionist Frederick Douglass, holding a prybar, looks on at left.