My Life in the South. [Inscribed and Signed by the Author]
Stroyer was a former slave born on a South Carolina plantation. Emancipated, he eventually became a minister in Massachusetts. Brignano: “An African Methodist Episcopal minister in Salem, Massachusetts, narrates the conditions of his slave life in South Carolina until the close of the Civil War.”
Description: My Life in the South. [Inscribed and Signed by the Author]
Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, 1898. 100pp. “New and Enlarged Edition.” Fourth Edition. 12mo, black cloth; half-tone frontispiece portrait of the author. Inscribed and signed by the author under his portrait. Spine slant; front endpaper with 2 x 3 inch corner paper loss.
Blockson Collection 9721. Afro-Americana Catalogue, 9951 and 9952 (1885 editions). Brignano 363.