Sketches in the History of the Underground Railroad: Comprising Many Thrilling Incidents of the Escape of Fugitives from Slavery, and the Perils of Those Who Aided Them. Eber M. Pettit.

Sketches in the History of the Underground Railroad: Comprising Many Thrilling Incidents of the Escape of Fugitives from Slavery, and the Perils of Those Who Aided Them

Fredonia, NY: W. McKinstry & Son, 1879. 1st ed. Paperback. 174p. Softcover in original wrapper. 22cm. Chipping and staining along fore-edge of title-page and front and back covers. One small hole toward bottom left on front cover. Lower corner creased and may be detached by the time this is sold. Contents generally sound and clean. Dedicated to Frederick Douglass. Pettit was (or pretended to be) a traveling salesman who carried fugitive slaves concealed in his wagon. Pettit reports in the Preface that he "... kept a station and eating house at one of the crossings of the Cattaraugus river in Cattaraugus Co., N. Y. ...." Very Good. Item #89493

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