The White Slave, or, Memoirs of a Fugitive: a Story of Slave Life in Virginia

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Title

The White Slave, or, Memoirs of a Fugitive: a Story of Slave Life in Virginia

Description

The White Slave: Memoirs of a Fugitive is a novel written by R. Hildreth, Esquire in 1852. It is written as a first person narrative depicting the life of mixed-race slaves in antebellum Virginia. The novel delves into the societal position that mixed-race slaves were born into. The story is written from the perspective of Archy, the illegitimate mixed-race child of Colonel Moore, a prominent social figure in Virginia. The story is most notable for its early anti-slavery ideas that were highly influential on abolitionist ideology.

Creator

Hildreth, Richard, 1807-1865.

Publisher

London: Ingram, Cooke

Date

1852

Contributor

Emily Shultis, Robert Wallach, Onelio Mencho

Format

302 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

http://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=3981363

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Citation

Hildreth, Richard, 1807-1865., “The White Slave, or, Memoirs of a Fugitive: a Story of Slave Life in Virginia ,” Gomatos Reading Room, accessed November 18, 2017, http://gomatos.wrlc.org/items/show/20.