Henry Box Brown’s Escape from Slavery

By 1851, Brown was internationally well known. This article, The Narrative of Henry Box Brown (1849), was originally published in The Public Domain Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse it please see: https://publicdomainreview.org/legal/ Henry Brown was born a slave, sometime around 1815, in Louisa County, Virginia. After the farmer who owned[…]