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The Parker sisters : a border kidnapping

by Maddox, Lucy (Author)

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"In 1851, Elizabeth Parker, a free black child in Chester County, Pennsylvania, was bound and gagged, snatched from a local farm, and hurried off to a Baltimore slave pen. Two weeks later, her teenage sister, Rachel, was abducted from another Chester County farm. Because slave catchers could take fu... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • The Line
  • The Parkers' World
  • Border Justice
  • Elizabeth's Story
  • Baltimore
  • Legal Justice
  • Freedom
  • Afterwards
  • Appendix.
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