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Unformatted text preview: along the Hudson, over through Luzerne, and eventually to Warrensburgh, then into Essex county. At the same time, a swifter and more direct route could be had along the Champlain to Whitehall, where further flight might continue into Vermont, or up the lake to Plattsburgh. In either course, a number of local Free families were able to provide additional shelter. By 1850, there were more than a dozen Aftican- American households in Whitehall, and other single individuals working as laborers or servants in hotels. Of these individuals, three were cooks, and eight were operating as barbers....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course ENVE 2010 taught by Professor Prof.katz during the Spring '09 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
- Spring '09