Title Page, Copyright

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About This Edition

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p. 3

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Summary

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pp. 4-6

Araminta “Harriet” Ross Tubman (1822-1913) was a fugitive slave whose work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad made her a legend. Born in Dorchester County, Maryland, Tubman escaped from slavery in 1849 and supported herself by working in Philadelphia hotels before relocating to Canada and, later, New York. ...

Original Cover

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pp. 7-10

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Preface

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pp. 11-16

The title I have given my black heroine, in this second edition of her story, viz.: The Moses of Her People, may seem a little ambitious, considering that this Moses was a woman, and that she succeeded in piloting only three or four hundred slaves from the land of bondage to the land of freedom.

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Harriet, the Moses of Her People

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pp. 17-70

On a hot summer’s day, perhaps sixty years ago, a group of merry little darkies were rolling and tumbling in the sand in front of the large house of a Southern planter. Their shining skins gleamed in the sun, as they rolled over each other in their play, and their voices, as they chattered together, or shouted in glee ...

Appendix

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pp. 71-83