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Mary Prince, whose text was published in 1831 after she came to
from the Caribbean, became well-known as an early nineteenth-century writer of detailed slave autobiography.
MP was born at
; she had five younger brothers and sisters.
The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave. Related by herself
, dictated by Prince at her own suggestion to
Susanna Strickland (later Moodie)
MP must have died some time after 1833. She disappears from records after the stir caused by her memoirs, and the actual date is unknown.
Finding a Voice
Birth into Slavery
The Salt Pans
The Anti-Slavery Society
As a Free Woman
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