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Boston King - CAR1

Title

Boston King - CAR1

Identifier

CAR1

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans, Carpenters

Source

Boston King, “Memoirs of the Life of Boston King, A Black Preacher,” The Methodist Magazine 21 (March 1798), 106–10, and 21 (April 1798), 15.

Date

1760 - 1802

Trade

Carpenter

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Richard Waring

Home Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Events

1. Self-emancipated from Richard Waring
2. Gained his freedom after fleeing to British lines during the American Revolution
3. Married in 1781 and relocated to New York
4. Moved to Nova Scotia as a British Loyalist
5. Moved to Sierra Leone in 1792
6. Wrote a memoir in 1796

Item Type

Memoir

Notes

Boston King's Memoir is available online through George Mason University's History Matters - http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6615/

Files

Boston - CAR1 - Memoirs.JPG

Collection

Citation


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, “Boston King - CAR1,” accessed November 28, 2022, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/24.

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