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The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace
Born in West Africa around 1742, Jeffrey Brace was captured by slave traders at 16. After service in the Continental Army he moved to Vermont, the first state to make slavery illegal. Although literate, he was blind when he narrated his life story to an antislavery lawyer, Benjamin Prentiss.
Paperback, 184 pages
Published January 10th 2005 by University of Wisconsin Press
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