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Description found in Archives

Reminiscences of Green Thurman and Isaac Renfrew [textual record]. 

Date(s)

1918

Place of creation

Ontario

0.3 cm of textual records (12 p.).

Scope and content

Item is a reminiscence of Green Thurman and Isaac Renfrew recorded by a resident of Lucan, Ont. The reminiscences include information regarding the life and experiences of Green Thurman who was born a slave in Missouri, and who, after failing to purchase his freedom, escaped to Canada with the aid of his friend, Isaac Renfrew, and later settled at Lucan, Middlesex County, Ont.

Textual records
90: Open
Volume
1
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

No finding aid

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Received in 1919 through Mr. J. Mitchell.

Subject heading

1. Thurman, Green, ca. 1833-1918.
2. Slaves - Canada, 1918 Isaac Renfrew, 1918.
3. Fugitive slaves - Canada, 1918 Lucan (Ont.), 1918.
4. Slaves - Missouri, 1918.

Private

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