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

by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong (Author)

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"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. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • 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
  • Epiogue: Ona's sister : Philadelphia Costin.