Offered for sale.—Examined by purchasers.—Plead with my
young master in vain.—Man's extremity, God's opportunity 72
ESCAPE FBOM BONDAGE.
Solitary musings.—Preparations for flight. —A long good-night
to master.—A dark night on the river.— Xight-journeys 78
JOURNEY/ TO CANADA.
Good Samaritans.—Alone in the wilderness.—Meet some
Indians.—Reach Sandusky.—Another friend.—All aboard 36
NEW SCENES AND A NEW HOME.
A poor man in a strange land.—Begin to acquire property.—
Resume preaching.—Boys go to school.—What gave me a
desire to learn to read.—A day of prayer in the woods 96
LIFE IN CANADA.
Condition of the blacks in Canada. —A tour of exploration 103
CONDUCTING SLAVES TO CANADA.
Sympathy for the slaves.—James Lightfoot.—My first mission
'to the South.—A Kentucky company of fugitives.—Safe at
SECOND JOURNEY ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD.
A shower of stars.--Kentuckians.—A stratagem.—A provi¬
dence.—Conducted across the Miami River by a cow.—
Arrival at Cincinnati.—One of the party taken ill.—We
leave him to die.—Meet a " Friend."—A poor white man 111
HOME AT DAWN.
Condition in Canada.—Efforts in behalf of my people.—Rev.
Mr. Wilson.—A convention of blacks.—Manual-labour
Industrial project.—Find some able friends in Boston.—Pro¬
cure funds and construct a sawmill.—Sales of lumber in
Boston.—Incident in the Custom House . 127
VISIT TO ENGLAND.
Debt on the institution.—A new pecuniary enterprise.— Letters
of recommendation to England.—Personal difficulties 131