New Associates—Benefits derived therefrom,
How to make a Contented Slave,
MY ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY.
Manner of Escape not given—Reasons why,
Craftiness and Malice of Slaveholders,
Want of Wisdom in Publishing Details of Escape,
Suspicions Implied by Master Hugh's Manner,
Difficulty of Escape—Discontent,
Author allowed to Hire his Time,
A Gleam of Hope—Hard Terms, .
Author attends Camp Meeting without Permission,
Anger of Master Hugh thereat,
Plans of Escape Accelerated thereby,
Painful Thoughts of Separation from Friends,
The Attempt made—Its Snccess,
Author a Wanderer in New York—Feelings on Reaching that City,
An Old Acquaintance met,
Unfavorable Impressions—Loneliness and Insecurity,
Apology for Slaves who Return to their Masters,
Make known my Condition—David Ruggles,
Author's Marriage—Removal to New Bedford,
Kindness of Nathan Johnson—Change of Name,
Dark Notions of Northern Civilization enlightened,
Contrast between the North and the South,
Colored People in New Bedford,
An Incident Illustrating their Spirit,
The Author finds Employment,
Denied Work at his Trade,
The first Winter at the North,
Proscription in the Church,
An Incident at the Communion Table,
First Acquaintance with the Liberator,
Character of its Editor,
Prompt Attendance at Anti-Slavery Meetings,
INTRODUCED TO THE ABOLITIONISTS,
Anti-Slavery Convention at Nantucket,
Author's First Speech,
Becomes a Public Lecturer,
Difficulties in his Position,
His Fugitive Slaveship Doubted,
Publishes his Narrative—Danger of Recapture,
Advised not to Publish his Story, .
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