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Never caught : the Washingtons' relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge / Erica Armstrong Dunbar.

Never caught : the Washingtons' relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 1501126393
  • ISBN: 9781501126390
  • Physical Description: xvii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First 37 Ink/Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Betty's Daughter -- New York--Bound -- New York in Black and White -- The Move to Philadelphia -- The Blacks in the Family -- Life in Philadelphia -- The Wedding -- The Fugitive -- Slavery and Freedom in New Hampshire -- A Close Call -- The Negotiator -- Mrs. Staines -- The Survivor.
Summary, etc.:
"A revelatory account of the actions taken by the first president to retain his slaves in spite of Northern laws profiles one of the slaves, Ona Judge, describing the intense manhunt that ensued when she ran away,"--NoveList.
Subject: Judge, Oney.
Slaves > United States > Biography.
Fugitive slaves > United States > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Relations with slaves.
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 > Relations with slaves.
Slavery > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > History > 18th century.

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