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narrative of the adventures and escape of Moses Roper : from American slavery

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

Roper, Moses (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839
Place: London
Publisher: Harvey and Darton
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-R
Statement of responsibility: [Moses Roper] ; with a preface, by the Rev. T Price.
Physical Description
Extent: Xvi, [2], 193 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11673144
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8050cb00-c617-012f-fc9e-58d385a7bc34
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