Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the esca…

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the esca...

My wife and myself were born in different towns in the State of Georgia, which is one of the principal slave States. It is true, our condition as slaves was not by any means the worst; but the mere idea that we were held as chattels, and deprived of all legal rights–the thought that we had to give up our hard earnings to a tyrant, to enable him to live in idleness and luxury–the thought that…

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the esca...

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