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Chains and freedom or, the life and adventures of Peter Wheeler, a colored man yet living. A slave in chains, a sailor on the deep, and a sinner at the cross by Peter Wheeler

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English


  • Wheeler, Peter, -- 1789-1842,
  • Slaves -- New York (State) -- Biography,
  • Slaves -- New York (State) -- Social life and customs,
  • Slavery -- New York (State) -- History,
  • Slave narratives -- New York (State),
  • New York (State) -- Race relations -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementPeter Wheeler ; with an introduction by Graham Russell Gao Hodges.
ContributionsLester, C. Edwards 1815-1890.
LC ClassificationsE444 .W56 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23079978M
ISBN 109780817355432
LC Control Number2009004612

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