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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) by: Harriet Ann Jacobs ( Escaped from Slavery and Was Later Freed.) Novel

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Harriet Jacobs was born into slavery in Edenton, North Carolina, in 1813. Her father was Elijah Knox, an enslaved biracial house carpenter owned by Andrew Knox. Elijah was said to be the son of Athena Knox, who was enslaved, and a white farmer, Henry Jacobs. Harriet's mother was Delilah Horniblow, an enslaved black woman held by John Horniblow, a tavern owner. Under the principle of partus sequitur ventrem, both Harriet and her brother John were born into slavery, as their mother was enslaved. Their likely European-American ...

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) by: Harriet Ann Jacobs ( escaped from slavery and was later freed.) NOVEL
2017, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781975741006

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