The Underground Rail Road.

STILL, William.

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Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Johnson Publishing
Date Published: 1970

Description: A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, & C., Narrating the Hardships Hair- breath Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their efforts for Freedom, as related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author. 70 engravings. xxvi, 812pp. 8vo, black boards, boards lightly soiled. Chicago: Johnson Publishing, 1970. "In the decade 1851-61 he (Still) was the chairman and corresponding secretary of the Philadelphia branch of the Underground Railroad. The experiences of all those who had successfully fled bondage he jotted down carefully, and in 1855 he made an extended tour through Canada to ascertain how the slaves that had made their way were faring. His The Underground Railroad...is one of the best accounts of how runaway slaves made their way to freedom." DAB XVIII, p. 33.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 211955


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