Canton, NY: Friends of the Owen D. Young Library, 1994. xxix, 40p., four vignette period photoportraits, 9x6 inch wraps. Mild signs of handling.
Johnson's mother, Jane, had been captured by his paternal grandfather, a slave trader, who bequeathed her to his son, Richard. Richard and Jane had five children (the author being one of these) on Richard's Kentucky farm, but under pressure from his neighbors he sold them all into slavery.
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