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  • Discussion/Book Signing: Jesse Russell - Juliet: From Slavery to Inspiration

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    Name: Discussion/Book Signing: Jesse Russell - Juliet: From Slavery to Inspiration
    Date: October 26, 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    "Juliet - From Slavery to Inspiration" is a book that will make you cry and make you cheer. Freed in her former owner's will in 1848, Juliet discovers that the old man's son and his siblings have presented to the court an Articles of Agreement that revoked Juliet and her family's freedom. In a court trial titled "Bennett Russell and Others vs. Negroes Juliet and Others" Juliet is hired out for 8 long years while the court battle raged for what seemed a lifetime to Juliet.
    Location:
    Winchester Book Gallery
    7 N Loudoun St
    Winchester, VA 22601
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