A poignant biography as told to Olive Gilbert by Isabella Bomefree-a slave (1797-1883) who later took the name of Sojourner Truth. She recounts the harshness of life under slavery and after winning her freedom, became a vociferous abolitionist for which she has been long remembered and revered.
Table of Contents
Chapter 01: Her Birth And Parentage
Chapter 02: Accommodations
Chapter 03: Her Brothers And Sisters
Chapter 04: Her Religious Instruction
Chapter 05: The Auction
Chapter 06: Death Of Mau-Mau Bett
Chapter 07: Last Days Of Bomefree
Chapter 08: Death Of Bomefree
Chapter 09: Commencement Of Isabella's Trials In Life
Chapter 10: Trials Continued
Chapter 11: Her Standing With Her New Master And Mistress
Chapter 12: Isabella's Marriage
Chapter 13: Isabella As A Mother
Chapter 14: Slaveholder's Promises
Chapter 15: Her Escape
Chapter 16: Illegal Sale Of Her Son
Chapter 17: It Is Often Darkest Just Before Dawn
Chapter 18: Death Of Mrs. Eliza Fowler
Chapter 19: Isabella's Religious Experience
Chapter 20: New Trials
Chapter 21: Finding A Brother And Sister
Chapter 22: Gleanings
Chapter 23: The Matthias Delusion
Chapter 24: Fasting
Chapter 25: The Cause Of Her Leaving The City
Chapter 26: The Consequences Of Refusing A Traveler A Night's Lodging
Chapter 27: Some Of Her Views And Reasonings
Chapter 28: The Second Advent Doctrines
Chapter 29: Another Camp-Meeting
Chapter 30: Last Interview With Her Master
Certificates Of Character
Olive Gilbert (1801-1884) was an abolitionist who deeply felt the plight of slaves and spent over two years living with the emancipated slave and preacher, Sojourner Truth, carefully recording her story.
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Isabella to Sojourner Truth
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