Thomas Smallwood. A Narrative of Thomas Smallwood, (colored man): Giving
an Account of his Birth--the Period he was Held in Slavery--his Release--and
Removal to Canada, etc.: Together with an Account of the Underground Railroad.
Toronto: Printed for the author by James Stephens, 1851.
The expatriate Smallwood bitterly describes the treachery he encountered
from supposed friends and foes as an agent in the anti-slavery movement.
He is prophetic in his views of America’s slaveholding future: “…the
long suspended blow against that republic and the final emancipation of
its victims are close at hand, and will be attended with a terrible and
bloody breaking up of their system.”
Samuel J. May Anti-Slavery Collection.
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