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Away they go, sweeping round the course with lightning speed, while every spectator's eye is strained, and every countenance flushed with intense anxiety."

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Title
Away they go, sweeping round the course with lightning speed, while every spectator's eye is strained, and every countenance flushed with intense anxiety."
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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Place: Rochester, N.Y.
Publisher: Allings & Cory
Edition: 3rd
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-S
Topics
Slavery -- New York (State)
Horse racing
Spectators
Genres
Illustrations
Physical Description
Engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR6260588-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11674682
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93051980-c60b-012f-d00e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1794: Creator Born
  • 1860: Creator Died
  • 1861: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Away they go, sweeping round the course with lightning speed, while every spectator's eye is strained, and every countenance flushed with intense anxiety."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Away they go, sweeping round the course with lightning speed, while every spectator's eye is strained, and every countenance flushed with intense anxiety."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Away they go, sweeping round the course with lightning speed, while every spectator's eye is strained, and every countenance flushed with intense anxiety." Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Away they go, sweeping round the course with lightning speed, while every spectator's eye is strained, and every countenance flushed with intense anxiety."