The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom by William and Ellen Craft:|
vividly set forth in the Declaration.
I beg those who would know the particulars of
our journey, to peruse these pages.
This book is not intended as a full history of the
life of my wife, nor of myself; but merely as an
account of our escape; together with other matter
which I hope may be the means of creating in
some minds a deeper abhorrence of the sinful and
abominable practice of enslaving and brutifying our
Without stopping to write a long apology for
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom