Life of James Mars, a slave, born and sold in Connecticut.

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James Mars, b. Life of James Mars, A Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut. Written by Himself Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Company, (title page) Life of James Mars, A Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut.

Written by Himself James Mars Sixth edition 38 p., ill. Hartford Press of Case, Lockwood & Company Call number Bd. Pam. Z99, No. (Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University Libraries). Image 3 of Life of James Mars, a slave born and sold in Connecticut To whom it may concern: These will certify that the bearer, Dea.

James Mars, has been known to me and to the citizens of this town for a long period of years. James Mars () was born a slave in Canaan, Connecticut. He eventually gained his freedom due to the gradual emancipation law of Connecticut.

His autobiography, Life of James Mars: A Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut, was first published in /5(3). Title Life of James Mars, a born and sold in Connecticut. book born and sold in Connecticut Contributor Names Mars, James, African American Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress).

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[James Mars]. James Mars was born into slavery in Norwalk, Connecticut in At the age of 25 he won his freedom, and two years later moved to Hartford. He was very active in the organization of the Talcott Street Church, and was named Deacon.

Soon he became one of the most prominent African Americans in the region, and the clear leader of Hartford's African American community. In Mars and other. Life of James Mars a slave born and sold in Connecticut / by: Mars, James, b.

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Brown of Providence, R.I. with personal recollections of incidents in Rhode Island --Life of. See, in particular, Autobiography of James L. Smith, Including, Also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen, Causes of the Exodus, etc.; Life of James Mars, A Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut; Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave.

The African Slave Trade: A Discourse Delivered in the City of New-Haven, September 9,Before the Connecticut Society for the Promotion of Freedom.

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The Life of James Mars, A Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut, Hartford, ; Paul Jennings, A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison, ; William Parker, The Freedman's Story, published in The Atlantic Monthly, ; Elizabeth Keckley, Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House, Life Of Mary F.

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It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago Author: Gwen Glazer. He purchased freedom for other enslaved people in Connecticut. He told his life story in A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, which was published in It was nearly 20 more years before Connecticut began to slowly free its enslaved people with the Gradual Emancipation Act in In his book he wrote.

In Elizabeth Mars Johnson and her husband volunteered as missionaries for Liberia. They trained at the African Mission School in Hartford; by they were in Liberia.

Elizabeth and her second husband established a Sunday school at Monrovia and Elizabeth taught at the school at Cape Palmas from untilunder the authority of the Episcopal Mission Board. Now in early spring, cherry blossoms blooming in Wooster Square in New Haven, Connecticut transforms itself from the last vestiges of winter, but it was on one of those last cold and dreary days that I first visited Norfolk, CT, to stand by the grave of James Mars, one of the last slaves born and sold in Connecticut and a figure whom I had no knowledge of previously.

Upon leaving the slave pen in Washington, DC, to be sold elsewhere (p. 34): So we passed, hand-cuffed and in silence, through the streets of Washington — through the Capital of a nation, whose theory of government, we were told, rests on the foundation of man’s inalienable right to life, LIBERTY, and the pursuit of happiness.

people in Connecticut. He told his life story in A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, which was published in It was nearly 20 more years before Connecticut began to slowly free its enslaved people with the Gradual Emancipation Act in In his book he wrote.

Note from the 4 Sisters Marrs book: "We think that what James Marrs meant was that he refused to punch a time clock for the other fellow, for our father held the same view. However, James was appointed postmaster at Marrs Hill inand he was the coroner thereEARLY SETTLERS History of Rhea Community - Washington County by Dorothy M.

Find the books you want all in one place and at prices you'll love. Target has all the major genres and best sellers. Free shipping on orders $35+ and save 5% with your RedCard.But it couldn't be James II if it was the beginning of the Slave Trade, and inas both he wasn't born at this point, and many rulers had taken part in it before him, such as Cromwell.

It was James I they're talking about, really unsure why they made it James II in it."A stunning collection. Venture Smith is a very important historical figure; his memoir is the only first-person source that narrates the entire arc of an African American's life from childhood in Africa through enslavement and emancipation to old age in North America.

This volume will serve as a model of how collaborative and cross-disciplinary research can unpack a single documentary source.