From Log Cabin to the Pulpit; or, Fifteen Years in Slavery

(Eau Claire, Wis. Published by the author [James H. Tifft, Publishing Printer], 1913). Third edition (following editions of 1903 and 1907). Small 8vo. 200 pp. Illustrated, plates, portraits, color plate of the American flag. Born a slave in 1848 in Wilmington, North Carolina, the author describes his life there and in Tennessee, his service with the Union army toward the end of the Civil War, various jobs, and finally life as a pastor in the Midwest. Not in Work or Blockson catalogue. OCLC locates 20 copies, but, apparently, none in Tennessee. Lacking the rear endpaper, several pencil markings on one leaf, else a very good copy. Original silver-stamped red cloth. (#6495). Item #59768

Price: $350.00

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