"Pretends to be free" : runaway slave advertisements from Colonial and Revolutionary New York and New Jersey / edited by Graham Russell Gao Hodges and Alan Edward Brown.

Republication on the twenty-fifth anniversary of "Pretends to Be Free" recognizes the signal importance of its sterling presentation of northern self-emancipation. Today, even more than a quarter-century ago, these fugitive slave notices are the best verbal snapshots of enslaved Americans...

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Other Authors: Hodges, Graham Russell, 1946-, Brown, Alan Edward,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Fordham University Press, 2019.
Edition: Revised and expanded edition.
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