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 -...

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) <http://www.inmotionaame.org>

Collection Data

Names
Trumbull, Henry, 1781-1843 (Author)
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
Voorhis, Robert, b. 1769 or 70
Freedmen -- Massachusetts
Genres
Books
Physical Description
Extent: 36 p. incl. front. (port.) 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR4337687-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11673261
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4791df0-c606-012f-d435-58d385a7bc34
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