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Pierre Toussaint

a citizen of old New York

by Arthur T. Sheehan

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Published by P.J. Kenedy in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby Arthur and Elizabeth Odell Sheehan
ContributionsSheehan, Elizabeth Odell, 1919- joint author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.97 .T736
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24748895M
LC Control Number55006638
OCLC/WorldCa1343185

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Memoir of Pierre Toussaint, [Frontispiece with inscription and title page] Names Toussaint, Pierre, ? (Author) Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, (Former owner) Collection. Memoir of Pierre Toussaint, born a slave in St. Domingo. Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Boston Publisher: Crosby, Nichols and Company Library locations.   Pierre Toussaint: God’s Image Carved in Ebony. Looking at the man in this photograph, the immediate impression is that he is a person of dignity. He sits upright with a bearing that belongs to old world diplomats.


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This richly detailed portrait of Pierre Toussaint, who was born into slavery, became one of the most admired men of his time, and is now a candidate for canonization, reveals both the journey of an extraordinary man and a fascinating glimpse into nineteenth-century America.

Pierre Toussaint was born in Saint Domingue (now known as Haiti) in An inner freedom animates Pierre and he offers practical help to an ever-expanding circle of all ranks in life, becoming a well-known and revered figure in New York City. Today his Cause for Canonization is being promoted, and he is recognized as Venerable Pierre Toussaint.

E-Book only. Born a slave in Haiti inPierre Toussaint survived the bloody Haitian revolution and made his way to New York, where he became a much sought-after hairdresser.

Coping with war, racism and changi. Toussaint L'Ouverture, so famous in history, was born inabout twelve years before Pierre Toussaint, Page 7 but had arrived at mature life before he became conspicuous, and was till then only distinguished for his amiable deportment, his humanity, and the purity of his conduct.

Pierre Toussaint was born in Saint Domingue (now known as Haiti) in The child of a slave on a plantation owned by the Bérards, a prosperous French family, he was raised as a devout Catholic. When a slave uprising forced the Bérards to flee the island inToussaint came to New York City as the family’s : Memoir of Pierre Toussaint, Born a Slave in St.

Domingo (Hardback or Cased Book) Farnham Sawyer Lee, Hannah Published by Wentworth Press 2/20/ (). From slave to entrepreneur, a benefactor and friend of the poor, O’Connor added: “If ever a man was truly free, it was Pierre Toussaint.” First published inreprinted here with kind.

About this Item: Doubleday - first edition, hardcover, 16cms x 24cms, with dust jacket This richly detailed portrait of Pierre Toussaint, who was born into slavery, became one of the most admired men of his time and is now a candidate for canonization, reveals both the journey of an extraordinary man and a fascinating glimpse into nineteenth-century America.

MLA Format. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Pierre Toussaint" The New York Public Library Digital Collections   Another on this eminent list is Venerable Pierre Toussaint.

Pierre was born into slavery in Haiti in His owner, Monsieur Berard, had gained great wealth from raising and selling sugar. Pierre was apprenticed to a hairdresser and in short order became known among some of the city’s best families as an expert coiffeur who was also well mannered and discreet.

Income flowed; Toussaint bought his sister’s freedom and helped liberate other blacks, although he remained a slave himself until manumitted by his owner’s widow on. François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture (French: [fʁɑ̃swa dɔminik tusɛ̃ luvɛʁtyʁ] 20 May – 7 April ), also known as Toussaint L'Ouverture or Toussaint Bréda, was a Haitian general and best-known leader of the Haitian Revolution.

He was a leader of the growing resistance. His military and political acumen saved the gains of the first black insurrection in November Battles/wars: Haitian Revolution. In Pierre Toussaint, Pioneer in Brotherhood, the authors por-tray Toussaint’s striking personal dignity, which always tran-scended his social status as a slave.

The term “Negro” loses any bitterness in someone like Pierre Toussaint, whose inner freedom quietly returns the. The story of Venerable Pierre Toussaint teaches us to not wonder about such things and to not be discouraged by how the world sees us. He was born a slave in the world’s eyes, but through the virtue of charity that he shared with all he met, he brought the warmth of God’s love into countless lives.

Pierre Toussaint became one of the leading black Catholic New Yorkers of his day: When his master died, Pierre supported himself, his master’s widow, and the other house slaves through his work as a hairdresser.

The widow freed Pierre shortly before her death inwhen he was New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, First edition. Octavo, original navy cloth, original dust jacket. Book about-fine, dust jacket with a closed tear atop the front flap fold.

A near-fine copy. Item # 'GO TO TOUSSAINT' PEOPLE WOULD SAY 'HE WILL KNOW WHAT TO DO' First edition of this novelistic biography of Pierre Toussaint, illustrated with a frontispiece portrait.Pierre Toussaint,a slave, society hairdresser, philanthropist, may become nation’s first black saint.

By ARTHUR JONES NCR Staff New York. This is the story of four Catholic boys, one of whom is on the way to becoming the nation’s first official black Catholic saint and three others who played a role in making it happen.

The prospective saint is Pierre Toussaint, whose childhood was spent.