Josiah Henson (b. 1789 - d. 1883)
MSA SC 5496-8783
Fled from slavery, Kentucky, 1830
Narratives Available via the University of North Carolina's Documenting the American South Project
Josiah Henson. The
Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada, as
Narrated by Himself. Boston: A. D. Phelps, 1849.
Stranger Than Fiction. Father Henson's Story of His Own Life. Boston:
John P. Jewett, 1858.
Tom's Story of His Life. An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson (Mrs.
Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1876. With a
Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and an Introductory Note by George
Sturge, and S. Morley, Esq., M. P. London: Christian Age Office, 1876.
"The Josiah Henson Story: Maryland Black History in Canada" by Delegate Dan Morhaim, Baltimore County, www.bmorenews.com.
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