Quote of the Day: Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad

The abolitionist on the success of her operation to free slaves.

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Harrriet Tubman

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You can read this quote, and others from Harriet Tubman, in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read how the quote is referenced here.

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