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date: 18 April 2021

Brown, Henry [known as Henry Box Brown]locked

(d. 1897)
  • Kathleen Chater

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Brown, Henry [known as Henry Box Brown] (d. 1897), slavery abolitionist and magician, was born a slave on a plantation in Louisa county, about forty-five miles from Richmond, Virginia, USA, about 1815. His first master was relatively kind but when he died ...

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