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On offer is a super group of three  stories handwritten in the 1880s by Dr Aaron Jeffrey, a doctor from Richmond, Virginia. All are written in 'Negro Dialect' for which the doctor proves he has a keen ear and all are themed upon the lives of African Americans. The first is an 11 page handwritten story is entitled 'Old Reuben's Curiosity'. The second is entitled 'Isham's Acquittal'. It is the story of an African American stealing chickens. It is 7 pages long and is in very good condition. The third is a 20 page handwritten story entitled Aunt Patsy's Strategy. All in Good+ condition. Included is an early CDV of Aaron Jeffery from 1883 taken in Richmond.
Title: 1880s ORIGINAL GROUP OF THREE  MANUSCRIPT ANTEBELLUM STYLE SHORT STORIES HANDWRITTEN BY A RICHMOND VIRGINIA DOCTOR IN 'NEGRO DIALECT'
Publisher: RICHMOND VIRGINIA VA, 1880
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 0001853
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