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Broadside Announcement

FROM the North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Call number CbB J79


Once he fled captivity, Jones became a vocal advocate of the antislavery movement. He lectured and preached against slavery in a number of states, often attracting large crowds.

This undated broadside, is probably typical of the announcements that were posted to announce the times and places where Jones spoke. It reads:

REV. THOMAS H. JONES,
WHO WAS
A SLAVE 43 YEARS
IN NORTH CAROLINA,
WILL PREACH IN THIS PLACE, ON
[blank space left to fill in specific date and time]

image of broadside

Titles by Thomas H. Jones