Chapter 10: Lowry's Vow

January 2004
Freedom Stairs;2004, p54
Book Chapter
The article discusses a slave trade held at the Uncle Sam steamer in December 1834 that transformed the life of the author. Slaves were handcuffed to a chain at the engine room of the steamboat. The scene about a slave trader and a prospective buyer increased the author's determination to end slavery in the U.S. After that event, the author decided take up the profession of a preacher in order to teach abolition.


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