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The Blind African Slave, Or Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace


A narrative published in 1810 on the life of Jeffrey Brace, born in Mali, transported as a slave to Barbados and New England, and residing in Vermont. Digitized by Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina. Teaching guide created by the Antislavery Literature Project.


Text (Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina)


Background Information

'Vermont Town to Honor Former Slave's Life,' USA Today, October 6, 2008.

'Taken Aback in Vermont,' book review in Seven Days (VT), July 6, 2005.

University of Wisconsin Press webpage for the 2004 edition of The Blind African Slave, edited by Kari Winter.