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Daily Ledger; Daily Journal; Daily Courier A Gateway to Freedom--Footnote 1

A Gateway to Freedom
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Footnote 1

 As early as 1821, enslaved blacks seeking freedom crossed the Ohio River from Louisville to New Albany.

Hubert Hawkins, comp., Indiana's Road to Statehood (Indianapolis, 1969), 89.

Hubert Hawkins, comp., Indiana's Road to Statehood (Indianapolis, 1969), 89.

Portions of citation: Charles Kettleborough, Constitution Making in Indiana, 3 vols. (Indianapolis, 1916), 128, 304.

Portions of citation: Charles Kettleborough, Constitution Making in Indiana, 3 vols. (Indianapolis, 1916), 128, 304.

Portions of citation: Charles Kettleborough,
 Constitution Making in Indiana, 3 vols. (Indianapolis, 1916), 128, 304.

New Albany Daily Ledger, November 10, 1862.

New Albany Daily Ledger, November 10, 1862.

New Albany Daily Ledger, February 2, 1857.

New Albany Daily Ledger, February 2, 1857.

Louisville Daily Journal, August 29, 1856.

Louisville Daily Courier, December 26, 1853.

Louisville Daily Courier, May 15, 1855.

Louisville Daily Courier, May 15, 1855.

New Albany Daily Ledger, February 20, 1856.

New Albany Daily Ledger, February 20, 1856.

New Albany Daily Ledger, December 12, 1862.

New Albany Daily Ledger, December 12, 1862.

New Albany Daily Ledger, November 22, 1865.

New Albany Daily Ledger, November 22, 1865.