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The Underground railroad in Connecticut

Horatio T Strother 1962

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  • Title:
    The Underground railroad in Connecticut
  • Author: Horatio T Strother
  • Subjects: Underground Railroad -- Connecticut; Electronic books
  • Description: Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Blazing the trail -- 2. Thorny is the pathway -- 3. Fugitives in flight -- 4. The captives of the Amistad -- 5. A house divided -- 6. "This pretended law we cannot obey" -- 7. New Haven, gateway from the sea -- 8. West Connecticut trunk lines -- 9. East Connecticut locals -- 10. Valley line to Hartford -- 11. Middletown, a way station -- 12. Farmington, the Grand Central station -- 13. The road in full swing -- Appendices -- 1. Narrative of Mr. Nehemiah Caulkins of Waterford, Connecticut -- 2. Underground Railroad agents in Connecticut -- 3. Slaves and free negroes in Connecticut, 1639-1860 -- 4. Antislavery aocieties in Connecticut, 1837 -- 5. Slaves in Connecticut, 1830 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
    The story of a ""railroad"" shrouded in secrecy
  • Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press
  • Creation Date: 1962
  • Format: 1 online resource (281 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0-8195-7296-9
  • OCLC Number: 557777574
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