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Pickard, Kate E.R. The Kidnapped and The Ransomed

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09301 Author/Creator: Pickard, Kate E.R. Place Written: s.l. Type: Book Date: 1856 Pagination: 409 p.

Summary of Content: Story told to Pickard by Peter Still, a black slave who after 40 years was freed with the help of two Jewish brothers. [The only 19th-century slave narrative depicting Jews helping a kidnapped slave.]


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: JudaismWomen's HistorySlaveryRunaway SlaveAfrican American HistoryEnslaved people

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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