Alice, an enslaved woman, ca. 1802

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Image Reference

Anon., Eccentric Biography; or Memoirs of Remarkable Female Characters (Worcester, Mass., 1804), frontispiece.

Engraved portrait. Alice's parents had come from Barbados, but she was born in Philadelphia around 1686 and died, still enslaved, in Bristol, Pennsylvania 1802. Pp. 9-11 give a brief account of her life, including her recollections of the first AME church in Philadelphia.