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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 57

11. Abraham Johnstone, The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and the State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; To the People of Colour. To which is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration[.] Also Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution (Philadelphia: n.p., 1797). (47 p.)

Oral history of a convicted murderer. Both the murderer and the victim were of African descent.