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"Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get."

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Title
"Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get."
Names
Steward, Austin (1794-1860) (Author)
Collection

Twenty-two years a slave, and forty years a freeman; embracing a correspondence of several years, while president of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West. 3rd edition.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Place: Rochester, N.Y.
Publisher: Allings & Cory
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-S
Topics
Slavery
Slaves
Whipping
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR6260588-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11674682
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93678b30-c60b-012f-8682-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1794: Creator Born
  • 1860: Creator Died
  • 1861: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. ""Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. ""Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). "Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get." Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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"Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vice-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom get."