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Memoir of Mrs. Chloe Spear, a native of Africa, who was enslaved in childhood, and died in Boston, January 3, 1815, aged 65 years. By a lady of Boston.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Spear, Chloe (1750?-1815) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1832
Place: Boston
Publisher: J. Loring
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-M
Slavery -- United States
Spear, Chloe, 1750?-1815
Physical Description
Extent: Iii, [9]-108 p. front. 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11673183
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ecbefbe0-c607-012f-ed8e-58d385a7bc34
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