A narrative of the life of John Marrant, of New-York, in North-America: giving an account of his conversion when only fourteen years of age : he left his mother's house from religious motives, wander'd several days in the desart without food, and was at last taken by an Indian hunter among the Cherokees, where he was condemned to die : with his conversion of the king of the Cherokees and his daughter, &c. &c. &c. : the whole authenticated by the Reverend W. Aldridge

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A narrative of the life of John Marrant, of New-York, in North-America: giving an account of his conversion when only fourteen years of age : he left his mother's house from religious motives, wander'd several days in the desart without food, and was at last taken by an Indian hunter among the Cherokees, where he was condemned to die : with his conversion of the king of the Cherokees and his daughter, &c. &c. &c. : the whole authenticated by the Reverend W. Aldridge
Names
Aldridge, W. (William), 1737-1797 (Author)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1787
Place: London
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare C 16-59 (Lapidus Collection)
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Marrant, John, 1755-1791
Indian captivities
Cherokee Indians
African Americans
Converts -- United States
Converts
United States
Genres
Biography
Captivity narratives
Notes
Publications: Also published under related titles.
Date: Preface dated: London, July 19, 1786. Narrative dated at end: London, Prescot-street, no. 60, July 18, 1786.
Acquisition: Gift of Sidney Lapidus, 2015. Copy in Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
Ownership: Copy in SC Rare C 16-59 (Lapidus Collection) inscribed: in ink, on t.p. verso and p. iii, "James Mellis" [multiple inscriptions] ; bookplate of Frank Cutter Deering laid in ; bookplate of Charles R. Sanders Jr. affixed to cloth folder used to store item in solander box. NN
Physical Description
Extent: Disbound. 21 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79100113
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20946841
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebe24270-edfa-0133-84b5-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1737: Creator Born
  • 1787: Issued
  • 1797: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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A narrative of the life of John Marrant, of New-York, in North-America