"Venture Smith dictated his life story to schoolteacher Elisha Niles. It was Published as a A Narrative of the Life and Adeventures of Venture, A Native of Africa: But resident above sixty years in the United States of America, printed as a 32-page pamphlet by C. Holt at The Bee-Office, New London and first advertised for sale on December 26, 1798."-- CD Case.
Also includes comments by Chandler B. Saint, David Richardson, and conclusion by Marilyn Nelson.
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