Pedro Tovookan Parris

Description

Pedro Tovookan Parris was an African native who came to America in 1845 under unusual circumstances and became part of a prominent Maine family. This brief account of Pedro's life was written by Percival J. Parris, who was 11 when Pedro died in 1860.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 202

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1973.063.231.001

Abstract

Pedro Tovookan Parris was an African native who came to America in 1845 under unusual circumstances and became part of a prominent Maine family. This brief account of Pedro's life was written by Percival J. Parris, who was 11 when Pedro died in 1860.

Date Notes

Volume 63, Number 231 (Winter, 1973)

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Record Details

Originator

Percival J. Parris (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1973). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England