Welcome to "A Promise Moon."



Enlow Estate Slave sales  Mariah's purchase papers June 19, 1826     Grab a Root!  

More information about John, Jim, Syrus (Cyrus), and Curry and William



Mariah's purchase papers June 19, 1826     Fanny's purchase papers November 1814  

Curry's purchase papers May 1841    Contraband Soldiers   Major Benjamin Franklin Butler

Slave ships   Quilts

African Americans serving in the Revolutionary War

Lord Dunmore's Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation

A Document Signed by Patrick Henry!

William Quinn, from the "Born in Slavery: Slave Narrative from the Federal Writer's Project, 1936-1938

Grab a Root! (Civil War food)

Housewife (Civil War sewing kit)

The Economics of Slavery (1815)

A Witch's Key

Camp Nelson, Kentucky

An early version of the Emancipation Proclamation--1849!






A research grant to study slavery and the Underground Railroad in Kentucky is what inspired "A Promise Moon." I alluded to, or drew inspiration from my findings as I wrote my latest novel which is set during the Civil War.


 
     




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