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Title
Robert the hermit.
Names
Trumbull, Henry (Author)
Collection

Life and adventures of Robert, the hermit of Massachusetts, who has lived 14 years in a cave, secluded from human society. Comprising, an account of his birth, parentage, sufferings, and providential escape from unjust and cruel bondage in early life -- and his reasons for becoming a recluse. Taken from his own mouth, and published for his benefit.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1829
Place: Providence
Publisher: Printed for H. Trumbull
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-T
Topics
Slavery -- United States
Freedmen -- United States
African Americans -- Massachusetts
Voorhis, Robert, b. 1769 or 70
Hermits
Genres
Woodcuts
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR4337687-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11673261
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4c334b0-c606-012f-de11-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1829: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Robert the hermit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1829. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Robert the hermit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1829). Robert the hermit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Robert the hermit.