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Free boy : a true story of slave and master / Lorraine McConaghy, Judy Bentley.

Free boy : a true story of slave and master

McConaghy, Lorraine. (Author).
Bentley, Judy. (Added Author).

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Main j306.362092 M134f (Text) 31307020760809 Children's Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780295992716 (paperback : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0295992719 (paperback : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: 100 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 92-100).
Formatted Contents Note:
James Tilton : The Making of a Master -- Charles Mitchell : The Making of a Slave -- Growing Up with the Territory -- Charlie's Choice -- Stowaway -- "Wrongfully Detained" -- "A Righteous Decision" -- Tilton's Choice -- James Tilton's War -- Charles Mitchell's Peace -- Epilogue: Free Men.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the story of how thirteen-year-old slave Charles Mitchell escaped from James Tilton's household on a steamer bound for Victoria and received help from free blacks to achieve freedom in Canada in 1860.
Subject: Mitchell, Charles, 1847- > Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves > Washington Territory > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Child slaves > Washington Territory > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Blacks > British Columbia > Victoria > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Underground Railroad > Washington (State) > Puget Sound > Juvenile literature.
Tilton, James, 1819-1878 > Juvenile literature.
Slaveholders > Washington Territory > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Surveyors > Washington Territory > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Slavery > Washington Territory > History > Juvenile literature.
Washington Territory > Biography > Juvenile literature.
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