Objects & Places from Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs

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Object Descriptions

Letter Book - This is a grouping of letters written to dead and missing loved ones on the back and sides of book pages.

Crackers - Molly Horniblow makes money selling these homemade goods from her home.

Herbs - John learns how to treat illnesses with these while he belongs to the Norcom family.

Garret - Harriet lives for seven years in this tiny space cut out above her grandmother's storeroom.

Jail - Harriet's brother, children, and aunt are held in this place in Edenton shortly after she runs away, in an attempt to force her to give herself up.

Cottage - Dr. Norcom has this structure built for the sole purpose of hiding Harriet there so that he might make her his mistress.

Ship - Harriet eventually escapes Edenton via this vehicle on which she must pay passage to a captain sympathetic to the slave's plight...

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