Mr. and Mrs. Prince : how an extraordinary eighteenth-century family moved out of slavery and into legend (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Mr. and Mrs. Prince : how an extraordinary eighteenth-century family moved out of slavery and into legend

Author: Gretchen Gerzina
Publisher: New York : Amistad, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of an African-American poet and her Revolutionary War veteran husband describes their groundbreaking court battle to retain their land in Vermont and Massachusetts when neighbors attempted to run them out of town.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Lucy Terry Prince; Abijah Prince; Abijah Prince; Lucy Terry Prince
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Gerzina
ISBN: 9780060510749 0060510749
OCLC Number: 301797586
Notes: Orignially published: New York : Amistad, ©2008.
Awards: Short-listed for Hurston/Wright LEGACY Award (Nonfiction) 2009
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, maps, genealogical table ; 21 cm
Contents: The attack --
Bijah's life with the Doolittles --
Bijah goes to war --
The Negro network --
Lucy enters --
Lucy grows up --
Courtship and marriage --
Daily life --
Getting to Guilford --
Battles on the home front --
Lucy goes to court --
Bijah's last years --
Betrayed --
The Negro house --
A tale of two couples.
Responsibility: Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina ; researched with Anthony Gerzina.

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A portrait of an African-American poet and her Revolutionary War veteran husband describes their groundbreaking court battle to retain their land in Vermont and Massachusetts when neighbors attempted to run them out of town.

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