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Devotional Bible, Volume II

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Previous Owner:
Paul Johnson
paper, leather, string
This bible belonged to the descendants of the Edmonson family who were associated with the "Pearl Incident." On April 15, 1848, seventy-six slaves attempted to escape from Washington DC. This was the largest recorded escape attempt by slaves in the United States.
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Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Paul and Amelia Edmonson Foundation
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