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Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs - Study Guide Part 3: 1842-1897 Summary & Analysis

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Harriet: The Rest of Her Story. 1842-1852. Harriet arrives safely in Philadelphia and quickly makes her way to New York where she discovers that her daughter has been made a waiting maid to Mr. Sawyer's cousin and has not received the promised education. Harriet promises to take her daughter back, but cannot at first. Instead, Harriet becomes a nurse maid to a family called Willis. In 1844, Harriet moves to Boston and is able to bring Louisa there as well. Soon Harriet, Joseph, John, and Louisa are all reunited and move into a small home together. However, the small family is broken when Harriet goes to Europe with the Willis' and Joseph, unhappy with his apprentice job in a print shop, goes off on a whaling boat.

In 1849, John sends Louisa to New York to get an education. John and Harriet follow closely behind and open...

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