James A. Dugdale (essay date 1863)
SOURCE: “Sojourner Truth: 1863,” in National Anti-Slavery Standard, July 4, 1863, p. 3. Reprinted in Sojourner Truth as Orator: Wit, Story, and Song, by Suzanne Pullon Fitch and Roseann M. Mandziuk, Greenwood Press, 1997, 238 p.
[In the following essay originally published in 1863, Dugdale describes his experience with Truth, who stayed with him as a guest, and asks readers to lend her their support.]
To the Editor of the National Anti-Slavery Standard.
This extraordinary woman still lives. When the letter of Phebe M. Stickney came to us at our home on the prairies in Iowa, suggesting pecuniary comfort for the blessed old saint in the...
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