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His promised land : the autobiography of John P. Parker, former slave and conductor on the underground railroad / edited by Stuart Seely Sprague.

By: Parker, John P, 1827-1900
Contributor(s): Sprague, Stuart, 1937-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Norton, 1998Description: 165 p. : ill. ; 21 cmISBN: 0393317188Subject(s): Parker, John P., 1827-1900 | Slaves -- Southern States -- Biography | African American abolitionists -- Biography | Underground railroadDDC classification: 975.004/96073/0092 | B LOC classification: E450 | .P238 1998Summary: Narrative of John P. Parker, a slave who was sold away from his family in Virginia at the age of eight, telling of his life in the household of an Alabama doctor, his escape and recapture, how he was able to buy his freedom, and his work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
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Narrative of John P. Parker, a slave who was sold away from his family in Virginia at the age of eight, telling of his life in the household of an Alabama doctor, his escape and recapture, how he was able to buy his freedom, and his work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

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