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Letter from W.A. Gilbert, A Runaway Slave from the Danish West Indies to the Danish King

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Title

Letter from W.A. Gilbert, A Runaway Slave from the Danish West Indies to the Danish King

Subject

Slavery; William F. A. Gilbert; King Christian VIII

Description

"Letter from W.A. Gilbert, A Runaway Slave from the Danish West Indies to the Danish King" is by William F. A. Gilbert, an escaped slave from the Danish West Indies, who on August 12, 1847, in Boston, Massachusetts, gave his written testament to King Christian VIII, Copenhagen, Denmark, of the "evils of slavery."

Creator

William F. A. Gilbert

Source

Hall, N.A. “Maritime Maroons: ‘Grand Marronage’ from the Danish West Indies.” William and Mary Quarterly, Thirds Series, Vol. 42, NO. 4 (Oct., 1985), pp. 476-98 [see 476; 497-8]. JSTOR

Publisher

Henlagte Sager, Vestindisk Journal, No. I4I, i848, General Toldkammer, Rigsarkiv

Date

1947,08,12

Rights

Hall, N.A. “Maritime Maroons: ‘Grand Marronage’ from the Danish West Indies.” William and Mary Quarterly, Thirds Series, Vol. 42, NO. 4 (Oct., 1985), pp. 476-98 [see 476; 497-8]. JSTOR

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Letter; Slave Narrative

Files

Citation

William F. A. Gilbert, “Letter from W.A. Gilbert, A Runaway Slave from the Danish West Indies to the Danish King,” accessed July 21, 2018, http://omekasites.northeastern.edu/ECDA/items/show/27.

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  1. Gilbert, William FA_Letter from WA Gilbert, A Runaway Slave from the Danish West Indies_included in Maritime Maroons, an article in William and Mary Quarterly_1985.pdf

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