This powerful autobiographical narrative chronicles the life of Elizabeth Keckley, a slave who purchased her freedom and went on to serve as dressmaker and friend to Mary Todd Lincoln.

Also included in this bonus edition are additional narratives penned by other outstanding women including:

?Lucy Delaney, a slave who sued and won her freedom through the Missouri Court system. Edward Bates, U.S. Attorney General under President Abraham Lincoln represented her.
?Susie Taylor King, a slave who served as a volunteer nurse during the Civil War.

Additional historical extras included in this bonus edition:
?Case notes from nearly 200 Freedom Suits filed by slaves who sued and won their freedom
?Original documents from those Freedom Suits
?Original documents from Dred Scott's first court case, filed in St. Louis

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