Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Neighborhood of slaves and presidents
By Liza Mundy
Monday, Feb 15,

Sometime around the middle of April 1804, a slave named John Freeman wrote a letter to the president of the United States. Freeman, technically owned by a Maryland doctor, William Baker, had been contracted to work for Thomas Jefferson, who engaged him to serve in the White House and accompany Jefferson on trips to Monticello...link to complete article

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