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Narrative of Henry Watson, a fugitive slave. Written by himself.

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

Watson, Henry (b. 1813?) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1848
Place: Boston
Publisher: B. Marsh
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-W
Slavery -- United States
Physical Description
Extent: 48 p. illus. 19 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11662328
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa29c6e0-c617-012f-54a2-58d385a7bc34
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