"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...
New York :
Fordham University Press,
|Edition:||Revised and expanded edition.|