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date: 14 October 2019

Jacobs, Harrietlocked

(1813–07 March 1897)
  • Jean Fagan Yellin

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Jacobs, Harriet (1813–07 March 1897), autobiographer and reformer, was born into slavery in Edenton, North Carolina, the daughter of Elijah, a skilled slave carpenter, and Delilah, a house slave. In her slave narrative Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself...

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