Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson's Flight from Slavery
by Winifred Conkling
1848: Emily Edmonson was among seventy-six fugitives caught on the Pearl during America's largest slave escape attempt. She was to be sent south--unless her father paid ransom. Time line. Edmonson family tree. Sources and notes. Bibliography. Index. Maps. Black-and-white reproductions of period documents and artwork. Black-and-white photographs.
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