The Freedmen's Book
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The Freedmen's Book

By Lydia Maria Child
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Table of Contents
  • THE FREEDMEN'S BOOK.
  • TO THE FREEDMEN.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE FREEDMEN'S BOOK.
  • IGNATIUS SANCHO.
  • EXTRACT FROM THE TENTH PSALM.
  • PREJUDICE REPROVED.
  • BENJAMIN BANNEKER.
  • ETHIOPIA.
  • THE HOUR OF FREEDOM.[3]
  • WILLIAM BOEN.
  • ANECDOTE OF GENERAL WASHINGTON.
  • PRAYER OF THE SLAVE.
  • TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE.
  • THE ASPIRATIONS OF MINGO.
  • BURY ME IN A FREE LAND.
  • PHILLIS WHEATLEY.
  • A PERTINENT QUESTION.
  • THE WORKS OF PROVIDENCE.
  • THE DYING CHRISTIAN.
  • KINDNESS TO ANIMALS.
  • JAMES FORTEN.
  • THE MEETING IN THE SWAMP.
  • A REASONABLE REQUEST.
  • THE SLAVE POET.
  • RATIE: A TRUE STORY OF A LITTLE HUNCHBACK.
  • THE KINGDOM OF CHRIST.
  • THE BEGINNING AND PROGRESS OF EMANCIPATION IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIES.
  • THE LAST NIGHT OF SLAVERY.
  • MADISON WASHINGTON.
  • EXTRACT FROM THE VIRGINIA BILL OF RIGHTS.
  • PRAISE OF CREATION.
  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS.
  • HOW THE GOOD WORK GOES ON.
  • DEDICATION HYMN.
  • A PRAYER.
  • WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFTS.
  • SPRING.
  • THE GOOD GRANDMOTHER.
  • THE COLORED MOTHER'S PRAYER.
  • WILLIAM COSTIN.
  • EDUCATION OF CHILDREN.
  • THANK GOD FOR LITTLE CHILDREN.
  • SAM AND ANDY.
  • JOHN BROWN AND THE COLORED CHILD.
  • THE AIR OF FREEDOM.
  • EMANCIPATION IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, APRIL 16, 1862.
  • THE LAWS OF HEALTH.
  • PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S PROCLAMATION OF EMANCIPATION, JANUARY 1, 1863.
  • NEW-YEAR'S DAY ON THE ISLANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1863.
  • SONG OF THE NEGRO BOATMEN AT PORT ROYAL, S. C.
  • EXTRACT FROM SPEECH BY HON. HENRY WILSON TO THE COLORED PEOPLE IN CHARLESTON, S. C., APRIL, 1865.
  • EXTRACT FROM A SPEECH BY HON. JUDGE KELLY TO THE COLORED PEOPLE IN CHARLESTON, S. C., APRIL, 1865.
  • BLACK TOM.
  • LETTER FROM A FREEDMAN TO HIS OLD MASTER.
  • COLONEL ROBERT G. SHAW.
  • ADVICE FROM AN OLD FRIEND.
  • DAY OF JUBILEE.
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