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A slave in the White House : Paul Jennings and the Madisons / Elizabeth Dowling Taylor with foreword by Annette Gordon-Reed. And, A colored man's reminiscences of James Madison / by Paul Jennings.

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Author/Creator:
Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxiii, 304 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-295) and index.
Contents:
  • "Raised and nurtured"
  • Presidential household
  • "Enamoured with freedom"
  • "Not even Paul"
  • "Change of mind"
  • "His own free hands"
  • First families of color
  • Epilogue: The right to rise.
Summary:
Chronicles the life of a former slave to James and Dolley Madison, tracing his early years on their plantation, his service in the White House household staff and post-emancipation achievements as a memoirist.
Included Work:
Jennings, Paul, 1799- Colored man's reminiscences of James Madison.
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ISBN:
9780230108936
0230108938

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