Chapter 6: Eliza's Escape

January 2004
Freedom Stairs;2004, p37
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The article discusses the author's experience in helping a woman slave and her child to escape from Kentucky. He decided to take the fugitive to the Rankin family in Ripley, Ohio in order to plot her escape to Canada. The slave plans to return to her owner to rescue her other children. The author intends to set a signal light from his uncle's house to serve as a warning of the appearance of slave hunters in Ripley.


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