Providence, R.I: B.T. Albro, 1841.
128 p.: frontispiece portrait; 14 cm. Brown cloth spine with green printed spine label. Marbled paper over boards. The life of a free black woman of Rhode Island whose property had been illegally seized and sold when she was ill, presented by Frances Harriet Whipple Green [later McDougall] (1805-1878), a Rhode Island author and reformer. Some of Eldridge's story probably was romanticized by Green, who sought to help Eldridge regain her property (apparently successfully). Nevertheless, this is a rare depiction of the life of a free black woman in the United States prior to the Civil War, as well as... more information
Price: 315.00 USD