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Harriet Jacobs’ Underground Railroad

Documentary editor Mary Maillard presented her paper, “Conductors and Passengers: Harriet Jacobs’ Underground Railroad,” at the North Carolina Women in the Undergound Railroad Symposium,  Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC, on October 5, 2017.    

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Camp near Richmond, August 5, 1861

Camp near Richmond, Aug: 5th 1861 Dearest Eliza I am officer of the day today and in expectation rather than having a certainty of leaving tomorrow for Manassas. I hoped to find time to write you quite a long letter … Continue reading

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