MEMOIRS OF ELLEANOR ELDRIDGE.

Providence: Printed by B.T. Albro, 1846. 128pp. including frontispiece portrait. 16mo. Contemporary cloth backed decorative boards, remnants of paper spine label. Some wear to extremities, scattered foxing, old juvenile pencil drawings on endpapers. Good. Item #WRCAM20987

One of several printings of the second edition, after the first edition of 1838. Eldridge, the granddaughter of a Narraganset Indian woman and an African chief, was born in Warwick, Rhode Island in 1785. The memoir exposes the cruel injustices experienced by Ms. Eldridge and includes testimonials by friends and acquaintances concerning her right to recover the loss of her life savings and other property. The proceeds from the sale of the book were to help her recover the property. FIELD 489. SABIN 22102. WORK 311 (all earlier eds.)

Price: $300.00