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Thirty years a slave

From bondage to freedom. The institution of slavery as seen on the plantation and in the home of the planter
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South Side printing company , Milwaukee
Freedmen, Slaves, Social conditions, Slavery, Biography, Plantation
Other titles30 years a slave.
StatementAutobiography of Louis Hughes
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. :
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Open LibraryOL25294183M

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Thirty years a slave. From bondage to freedom. The institution of slavery as seen on the plantation and in the home of the planter. Summary Louis Hughes was born in Virginia (), but was sold () in the Richmond slave market to a cotton planter and his wife who lived on the Mississippi River.

The first hand account of a slave named Louis Hughes. Sold into slavery at the tender age of 6, he served his master, Mr. McGee, for thirty long years.

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Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House New York: G. Carleton & Co., Publishers, Summary Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (ca.

) was born enslaved in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, to Agnes Hobbs and George Pleasant. Behind the Scenes: Thirty Years a Slave and From slavery to the White HouseIn her riveting memoir, Elizabeth Keckley (–) takes us behind the scenes of her amazing story, set against some of the most dramatic elements of American history.4/4(22).

Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom by Louis Hughes, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference. Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom is an example of a literary form known as "the slave narrative" or "captivity literature." This remarkable autobiography recounts the life of Louis Hughes, born a slave in Virginia, who secretly learned Author: Louis Hughes.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Read Chapter I. of Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom by Louis Hughes. The text begins: LIFE ON A COTTON PLANTATION. BIRTH—SOLD IN A RICHMOND SLAVE PEN.

I was born in Virginia, innear Charlottesville, in the beautiful valley of the Rivanna river. My father was a white man and my mother a negress, the slave of one John Martin. Ultimately, Thirty Years A Slave is an expression of Hughes’s desire to accurately describe the nature of the influence that the institution of slavery had on this country during the two hundred years in which it existed here, and the influence it continues to have on the heart and soul of a post-Civil War, postth Amendment United States/5().

Thirty Years A Slave by Louis HUGHES ( - ) Louis Hughes was born a slave near Charlottesville, Virginia to a white father and a black slave woman. Throughout his life he worked mostly as a. Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom * Excerpts: Enslavement & Emancipation during the Civil War.

Louis Hughes was born in on a plantation near Charlottesville, Virginia, his mother an enslaved woman, his father a white man.

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Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly () was a former slave turned successful seamstress who is most notably known as being Mary Todd Lincolnas personal modiste and confidante, and the author of her autobiography, Behind the Scenes; or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House ().Cited by:   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; Behind the Scenes by Elizabeth Keckley.

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Additional formats may also be available from the main Gutenberg site. Format. Elizabeth Keckley was a slave for the first 30 years of her life and at times suffered floggings, harassment and sexual assault. With the help of friends and patrons for whom she had sewn, she raised $1, for the manumission of herself and her son in November Keckely promised to repay her friends for their help and earned enough money by sewing to do so.4/5(9).

Ultimately, Thirty Years A Slave is an expression of Hughes’s desire to accurately describe the nature of the influence that the institution of slavery had on this country during the two hundred years in which it existed here, and the influence it continues to have on the heart and soul of a post-Civil War, postth Amendment United States.

Louis Hughes was born a slave in Virginia and at age 12 was sold away from his mother, whom he never saw again. After a few interim owners, he was sold to a wealthy slaveowner who had a home near Memphis and plantation nearby in Mississippi. Hughes lived there as a house servant until near the end of the Civil War, when he escaped to the Union lines and then, in a daring Pages: LibriVox recording of Thirty Years A Slave, by Louis Hughes.

Read by James K. White. Louis Hughes was born a slave near Charlottesville, Virginia to a white father and a black slave woman. Throughout his life he worked mostly as a house servant, but was privy to the intimate details and workings of the entire McGee cotton plantation and empire.

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