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On february 11, 1813, fugitive slave, writer and abolitionist harriet jacobs was born in edenton jacobs spent her childhood unaware of her. Harriet jacobs was a former slave who penned an autobiography detailing her escape from an oppressive master who made sexual advances.
The harriet jacobs papers consists of approximately 600 items, including writings by jacobs, her brother john s jacobs, and her daughter louisa matilda . This collection uses primary sources to explore incidents in the life of a slave girl by harriet jacobs digital public library of america primary source sets are . A first person slave narrative that was published in 1861 by harriet ann jacobs, using the pen name linda brent the book is an in-depth. Harriet jacobs was born into slavery in north carolina in this excerpt jacobs explains her experience struggling with sexual assault from her master.