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The Resource Escape on the Pearl : the heroic bid for freedom on the Underground Railroad, Mary Kay Ricks

Escape on the Pearl : the heroic bid for freedom on the Underground Railroad, Mary Kay Ricks

Label
Escape on the Pearl : the heroic bid for freedom on the Underground Railroad
Title
Escape on the Pearl
Title remainder
the heroic bid for freedom on the Underground Railroad
Statement of responsibility
Mary Kay Ricks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ricks, Mary Kay
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E445.D6
LC item number
R53 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edmondson family
  • Pearl (Schooner)
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Underground railroad
  • Antislavery movements
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Antislavery movements
  • Slavery
  • Washington Region
Label
Escape on the Pearl : the heroic bid for freedom on the Underground Railroad, Mary Kay Ricks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-416) and index
Contents
Two young girls join an audacious escape -- Washington's Underground Railroad -- Slavery in the Washington area -- Waves in Congress -- The fate of the Edmonsons -- Trials and tribulations -- More legal maneuvers; the sisters head north -- The fugitive slave act and the great protest meeting -- The struggle to free Drayton and Sayres; Mary and Emily go to Oberlin -- Emily comes home; Samuel Edmonson escapes again -- Dred Scott and the rise of Lincoln -- Freedom in the District of Columbia -- Emily and Samuel return to Washington; John is found
Control code
ocm71210306
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 432 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060786595
Lccn
2006049177
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) l2006049177
  • (OCoLC)71210306
Label
Escape on the Pearl : the heroic bid for freedom on the Underground Railroad, Mary Kay Ricks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-416) and index
Contents
Two young girls join an audacious escape -- Washington's Underground Railroad -- Slavery in the Washington area -- Waves in Congress -- The fate of the Edmonsons -- Trials and tribulations -- More legal maneuvers; the sisters head north -- The fugitive slave act and the great protest meeting -- The struggle to free Drayton and Sayres; Mary and Emily go to Oberlin -- Emily comes home; Samuel Edmonson escapes again -- Dred Scott and the rise of Lincoln -- Freedom in the District of Columbia -- Emily and Samuel return to Washington; John is found
Control code
ocm71210306
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 432 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060786595
Lccn
2006049177
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) l2006049177
  • (OCoLC)71210306

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