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Title
Robert the hermit
Names
Trumbull, Henry, 1781-1843 (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
Voorhis, Robert, b. 1769 or 70
Freedmen -- Massachusetts
Genres
Frontispieces
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR4337687-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11673261
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4c334b0-c606-012f-de11-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1781: Creator Born
  • 1829: Issued
  • 1843: Creator Died
  • 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. "Robert the hermit" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1829. https://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 February 28, 2021. https://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 https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Robert the hermit