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Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Atria)
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Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Atria)

It might be common knowledge that George and Martha Washington owned slaves, but not many know about their unceasing attempts to capture Ona Judge, who escaped from the Washingtons’ captivity in 1796. Scholar Dunbar tells the story of the 22-year-old’s daring escape to New Hampshire, where she lived for 50 years after her flight.

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