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Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom
by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- (Author)
Henry Brown wrote that long before he came to be know as "Box," he "entered the world a slave." He was put to work as a child and passed down from one generation to the next -- as property. When he was an adult, his wife and children were sold away from him out of spite. Henry Brown watched as his f... Full description