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Fugitive Slave in the Gold Rush: Life and Adventures of James Williamsby Williams, James
Publisher: Bison Books
Retail Price: $16.95
Issue: Spring 2003
Here are the recollections of a self-taught escaped slave and Underground Railroad worker who was lured to the West with the promise of gold. This first person account details James Williams's travels, experiences, and thoughts concerning his escape from the South, his work on the Railroad, and his experiences in California.