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New Online Rare 19th Century Autobiography in Arabic by an Enslaved

New Online Rare 19th Century Autobiography in Arabic by an Enslaved

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New Online: Rare 19th Century Autobiography in Arabic by an Enslaved West African Scholar

The first page of Ibn Said's autobiography.

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Omar Ibn Said Collection, Autobiography of Omar ibn Said, slave in North Carolina, 1831. (amedsaid1831.dw024/) | Library of Congress

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Omar Ibn Said Collection, Autobiography of Omar ibn Said, slave in North Carolina, 1831. (amedsaid1831.dw024/) | Library of Congress

An excerpt from the first page of Omar Ibn Said memoirs. Originally written in Arabic, the Library of Congress has a digitized version of the English ...

The title page of Said's autobiography translated into English.

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Omar Ibn Said Collection, Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See. (amedsaid1831.dw036/) | Library of Congress

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Presumed Christian prayer in arabic by “Old Morau”, January 8, 1845. Ms 293, Charles F. Heartman Collection, New-York Historical Society

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Rare memoir gives a glimpse into life as an African slave in pre-Civil War America

reverse of c.1905 portrait.

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A page from Said's autobiography with a quote from Surat al-Mulk, the 67th

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Written in Arabic the autobiography was later translated to English after his arrival in Charleston

Ambrotype portrait, c. 1855

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Endorsement indicating the prayer is in the hand of Old Morau, January 8, 1845. MS 293, Charles F. Heartman Collection, New-York Historical Society

Photographic portrait, c. 1905

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He wrote the memoir in his 60s in 1831, decades after his capture

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Circa early 19th C. MS 2999, BV

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