A Gentleman of Color : The Life of James FortenMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (529 p.)ISBN: 9780198024767Subject(s): African American abolitionists | African American businesspeople | African American soldiers | African Americans | African Americans - Biography | Forten, James | Free African Americans | SailmakersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Gentleman of Color : The Life of James FortenDDC classification: 305.89607302 | 326.092 | 326.092B | 326/.092 B LOC classification: E185.97.F717 W56 2002ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents; Introduction; 1 ""Born in His Majesty's Dominions""; 2 In the Service of His Country; 3 Mr. Bridges's Apprentice; 4 ""A Gentleman of the Pave""; 5 ""Our Happy Family Circle""; 6 Brother Forten; 7 Reflections of ""A Man of Colour""; 8 The African Enterprise; 9 The Limits of Brotherhood; 10 New Friends of Freedom; 11 ""Abolition Property""; 12 Time of Trial; 13 Death of a Patriarch; 14 Legacy; Abbreviations; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
James Forten began his career as a solider before becoming the leading sailmaker in Philadelphia, and a leader in the black community's reform activities. He was prominent in national and international antislavery movements, and served as vice-president of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
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