Citizens All: African Americans in Connecticut 1700-1850
Transatlantic Slave TradeConnecticut StoriesAbout The Project
Connecticut Stories
Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and AbolitionYale University
Enslaved Africans in the Colony of Connecticut
Samuel J. May, "Miss Prudence Crandall and the Canterbury School," from Some Recollections of Our Antislavery Conflict
Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1869, pp. 39-72

Shortly after the end of the Civil War, and some thirty-five years after the Prudence Crandall incident, the Reverend Samuel J. May published his memoirs, Some Recollections of Our Antislavery Conflict. In his memoir, May provides a detailed account of the incidents surrounding the Canterbury School. The book in its entirety is available online through University of Michigan's "Making of American Books" project.