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Letter from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman, 1868

Letter from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman, 1868

Source:┬áScenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman by Sarah Hopkins Bradford.   Rochester, August 29, 1868 Dear Harriet: I am glad to know that the story of your eventful life has been written by a kind lady, and that the same is soon to be published. You ask for what you do not need when […]

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Letter by Thomas Garrett

Letter by Thomas Garrett

In this letter famous abolitionist Thomas Garrett describes how Harriet Tubman became known to him and how she helped slaves escape. Source:┬áScenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman by Sarah Hopkins Bradford. WILMINGTON, 6th Mo., 1868. MY FRIEND: Thy favor of the 12th reached me yesterday, requesting such reminiscences as I could give respecting the […]

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