Sarah Hopkins Bradford (1818 - 1912) was an American writer and historian, best known today for her two pioneering biography books on Harriet Tubman
Harriet The Moses of Her People, The Life of Harriet Tubman by Sarah H. Bradford (Illustrated)by Sarah Bradford
From the introduction: "This woman was the friend of William H. Seward, of Gerritt Smith, of Wendell Phillips, of William Lloyd Garrison, and of many other distinguished philanthropists before the War, as of very many
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"Harriet the Moses of Her People" is the biography of the life of Harriet Tubman,leader in the underground railroad, by Sarah Bradford.
From the introduction: "This woman was the friend of William H. Seward, of Gerritt Smith, of Wendell Phillips, of William Lloyd Garrison, and of many other distinguished philanthropists before the War, as of very many officers of the Union Army during the conflict.
After her almost superhuman efforts in making her own escape from slavery, and then returning to the South nineteen times, and bringing away with her over three hundred fugitives, she was sent by Governor Andrew of Massachusetts to the South at the beginning of the War, to act as spy and scout for our armies, and to be employed as hospital nurse when needed.
Here for four years she labored without any remuneration, and during the time she was acting as nurse, never drew but twenty days' rations from our Government. She managed to support herself, as well as to take care of the suffering soldiers"
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