A Narrative of the Life and Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince

by Nancy Prince (Author)
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Nancy Prince is an African American woman who writes about her personal and professional life, including her marriage and travels abroad to Russia and Jamaica. It’s a vivid account of the events that would shape her business and legacy. Little is known about Nancy Prince’s early years. She was born in Massachusetts to a seaman and mother who remarried multiple times. Despite an unstable homelife, Nancy helped to support the family any way she could. She worked as a servant before marrying Nero Prince, a foot soldier and cofounder of the Prince Hall Freemasons. They eventually moved overseas where Nero held multiple positions in the Russian Courts. Nancy became a successful businesswoman, establishing a boarding school, giving lecturers and working as a seamstress. A Narrative of the Life and Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince explores the author’s unconventional path to success. She surpassed expectations to become a respected figure among her peers. As an entrepreneur, she provided a vital service and opportunities to those who needed them most. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of A Narrative of the Life and Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince is both modern and readable.

Contributor
Mint Editions (Collaborator)
Publication date
May 21, 2021
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Page count
48
ISBN
9781513279107
Paper ISBN
9781513279107
File size
3 MB