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Moncure Daniel Conway was an American abolitionist, Unitarian, clergyman and author. This first volume of his autobiography covers roughly the years of his birth through the end of the US Civil War. (Summary by JoeD)

Autobiography Memories and Experiences, Volume 1 by CONWAY, Moncure Daniel LibriVox

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Moncure Daniel Conway was an American abolitionist, Unitarian, clergyman and author. This first volume of his autobiography covers roughly the years of his birth through the end of the US Civil War. (Summary by JoeD)

    00 - Dedication and Preface

    00 - Dedication and Preface

    • 5 min
    01 - Chapter 1 - The Browns and Stones of Maryland, Thomas Stone, signer of the Declaration, Moncures, Daniels, and Conways of Virginia, Peytons and Washingtons, Liberal principles

    01 - Chapter 1 - The Browns and Stones of Maryland, Thomas Stone, signer of the Declaration, Moncures, Daniels, and Conways of Virginia, Peytons and Washingtons, Liberal principles

    • 21 min
    02 - Chapter 2 - Our homestead 'Inglewood', School, Conway House, Falmonth, The mulatto hero, Falmouth and its millionaire, Party contests, Family legends, Conway grandparents, 'Erleslie', Methodism

    02 - Chapter 2 - Our homestead 'Inglewood', School, Conway House, Falmonth, The mulatto hero, Falmouth and its millionaire, Party contests, Family legends, Conway grandparents, 'Erleslie', Methodism

    • 29 min
    03 - Chapter 3 – Servants, The Preacher's Room, Folklore, The Falmouth witch, Watch Night, Methodist regime, Camp meetings, Immersion of the blacks, Treatment of slaves, Reading the Bible, The serpent

    03 - Chapter 3 – Servants, The Preacher's Room, Folklore, The Falmouth witch, Watch Night, Methodist regime, Camp meetings, Immersion of the blacks, Treatment of slaves, Reading the Bible, The serpent

    • 38 min
    04 - Chapter 4 - Fredericksburg Academy, Charles Dickens in Virginia, The law courts, Judge Moncure, Falmouth church, John Minor, The Methodist Conventicle, St. George's, First religious emotions

    04 - Chapter 4 - Fredericksburg Academy, Charles Dickens in Virginia, The law courts, Judge Moncure, Falmouth church, John Minor, The Methodist Conventicle, St. George's, First religious emotions

    • 32 min
    05 - Chapter 5 - Dickinson College, The Faculty in 1847, Professor McClintock and the slave-hunters, Student life, 'conversion', Northern and Southern Methodism

    05 - Chapter 5 - Dickinson College, The Faculty in 1847, Professor McClintock and the slave-hunters, Student life, 'conversion', Northern and Southern Methodism

    • 29 min

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