Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Forty Years A Slave, Frostbitten In Eloise

The Detroit Free Press, May 6, 1881
James Taylor, most likely, spent the first 40 years of his life a slave on a Virginia Plantation. How he ended up in Detroit after the Civil War is another researcher's project. For us, his stint at Eloise suffering from frostbite is what matters.

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