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The Resource The man with the branded hand : the life of Jonathan Walker, abolitionist, Alvin F. Oickle

The man with the branded hand : the life of Jonathan Walker, abolitionist, Alvin F. Oickle

Label
The man with the branded hand : the life of Jonathan Walker, abolitionist
Title
The man with the branded hand
Title remainder
the life of Jonathan Walker, abolitionist
Statement of responsibility
Alvin F. Oickle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Walker was captured while attempting to smuggle slaves to freedom in 1844. He became the only man branded in a courtroom by a U.S. Marshal. Once released, he remained active in the antislavery movement, participated in the Underground Railroad, and gave abolitionist lecture tours across the North
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oickle, Alvin F
Dewey number
326.8092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.O33 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walker, Jonathan
  • Abolitionists
Label
The man with the branded hand : the life of Jonathan Walker, abolitionist, Alvin F. Oickle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-287) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Ordinary man, extraordinary hero -- The making of a patriot -- Settling down in Florida -- The unforgivable crime -- The Pensacola calaboza -- National recognition -- Trial and imprisonment -- The branding -- The unholy crusade denounced -- Freedom at last -- To cast in my mite for God's poor -- The lecture circuit -- Dispirited warrior -- The dream fulfilled -- One final effort -- The final years -- The afterlife of Jonathan Walker -- Appendix: Letter from Jonathan Walker to Sojourner Truth
Control code
ocn697267477
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 298 p.
Isbn
9781594161360
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)697267477
Label
The man with the branded hand : the life of Jonathan Walker, abolitionist, Alvin F. Oickle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-287) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Ordinary man, extraordinary hero -- The making of a patriot -- Settling down in Florida -- The unforgivable crime -- The Pensacola calaboza -- National recognition -- Trial and imprisonment -- The branding -- The unholy crusade denounced -- Freedom at last -- To cast in my mite for God's poor -- The lecture circuit -- Dispirited warrior -- The dream fulfilled -- One final effort -- The final years -- The afterlife of Jonathan Walker -- Appendix: Letter from Jonathan Walker to Sojourner Truth
Control code
ocn697267477
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 298 p.
Isbn
9781594161360
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)697267477

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