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The Edmondson family, and the capture of the schooner Pearl

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Edmondson family, and the capture of the schooner Pearl

by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Published by American Reform Tract and Book Society in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edmondson family,
  • Slavery -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harriet Beecher Stowe
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 92411
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15393534M

    Drayton described the capture of The Pearl in his later memoir: A Mr. Dodge, of Georgetown, a wealthy old gentleman, originally from New England, missed three or four slaves from his family, and a small steamboat, of which he was the proprietor, was readily obtained. away in the hold of the little schooner. RUSSELL: Mary, Emily, and four of their brothers were among those on a ship called the Pearl.€ The plan was to sail down the Potomac River to the Chesapeake Bay and then north to a free state, but weather conditions stopped their progress, and a posse that was pursuing them caught up with the Pearl.

      In the spring of seventy-six slaves from the nation's capital hid aboard a schooner called the Pearl in an attempt to sail down the Potomac River and up the Chesapeake Bay to freedom in Pennsylvania. When inclement weather forced them to anchor for the night, the fugitive slaves and the ship's crew were captured and returned to : Passenger on the Pearl is a true story about a thirteen year old girl that is a slave and she tries to get out of being sold. So they took a ship named the pearl and she escaped. The book would be so much better if it was longer and in more detail so make us feel like we are in the situation/5.

    Explore books by Professor Harriet Beecher Stowe with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Book Trust Recycling Electrical Equipment The Edmondson Family and the Capture of the Schooner Pearl.   Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to be sold into even crueler conditions. Passenger on the Pearl is the story of this thwarted escape, of the ramifications of its attempt, and of a family for whom freedom was the ultimate goal. Conkling takes readers on Emily Edmonson's journey from enslaved Pages:


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The Edmondson family and the capture of the schooner Pearl. [Harriet Beecher Stowe; Mary B Tuckey]. 'The Schooner Pearl Incident' nevertheless promoted vigorous political debate about slavery and contributed to the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia.

The Edmondson sisters, two of the recaptured slaves, achieved fame when their freedom was purchased by the congregation of a Brooklyn, New York, : Daniel Drayton. Pearl (Schooner) 5 works Search for books with subject PearlEdmondson family, Emily Edmonson (), Paul Edmondson.

Times. 19th century. Prolific Authors. who have written the most books on this subject. Josephine F. Pacheco, 1 book Winifred Conkling, 1 book Daniel Drayton, 1 book Paynter, John Henry, 1 book Mary Kay Ricks, 1. The book was published by H.

Oddy of London in and is presented in a leather bound cover. It also includes The Edmondson Family and the Capture of the Schooner Pearl by Mrs.

Harriet Beecher Stowe. The book was published in by American Reform Tract and Book Society and is bound in cream cloth-covered boards. Inthirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north to freedom.

Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were. On Apthe schooner Pearl docked at a Washington wharf. The Edmonson sisters and four of their brothers joined a large group of enslaved people (a total of 77) in an attempt to escape on the Pearl to freedom in New Jersey.

The cargo schooner could hold more than the enslaved members of the Bell and Edmondson families. Others learned of the daring plan and asked to join. Drayton accepted all those who could get on board by midnight. Casting off in the dark, they sailed down the Potomac, escaping to their freedom.

Escape on the Pearl On Apteenagers Mary and Emily Edmondson, four of their brothers and seventy-one other slaves slipped quietly through the alleys and pathways of the District of Columbia.

They were on their way to the Seventh Street Wharf where a sixty-five foot Chesapeake Bay Schooner named the Pearl was waiting. The Greatest Escape of African slaves in American history This unique book from Leonaur collects three pieces concerning the so called 'Schooner Pearl Incident' of This bid for freedom by seventy-seven slaves from Washington DC, a decade or so before the outbreak of the American Civil War, was the largest ever attempt to escape by slaves in American history and one of the most.

The Edmondson Family and the Capture of the Schooner Pearl. by Harriet Beecher Stowe avg rating — 0 ratings — published ‘The Schooner Pearl Incident’ nevertheless promoted vigorous political debate about slavery and contributed to the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia.

The Edmondson sisters, two of the recaptured slaves, achieved fame when their freedom was purchased by the congregation of a Brooklyn, New York, church.

Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to be sold into even crueler conditions. Passenger on the Pearl is the story of this thwarted escape, of the ramifications of its attempt, and of a family for whom freedom was the ultimate goal.

Inthirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north to freedom.

Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to. NOW IN PAPERBACK. The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history.

Inthirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north to.

'The Schooner Pearl Incident' nevertheless promoted vigorous political debate about slavery and contributed to the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia. The Edmondson sisters, two of the recaptured slaves, achieved fame when their freedom was purchased by the congregation of a Brooklyn, New York, church.

'The Schooner Pearl Incident' nevertheless promoted vigorous political debate about slavery and contributed to the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia. The Edmondson sisters, two of the recaptured slaves, achieved fame when their freedom was purchased by the congregation of a Brooklyn, New York, church.

InMary and Emily Edmonson joined others in an attempt to escape slavery. Their courageous efforts would gain national attention and help turn public opinion in the fight against slavery.

This story is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with Pearson.Inthirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail north to freedom.

Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to be sold into even crueler conditions. Passenger on the Pearl is the story of this thwarted escape, of the.

Within a day, the schooner was captured, and the Edmonsons were sent to New Orleans to be sold into even crueler conditions. Through Emily Edmonson’s journey from enslaved person to teacher at a school for African American young women, Conkling illuminates the daily lives of enslaved people, the often changing laws affecting them, and the.