By Kit Pearson
While Patricia's mom sends her to her cousins' cottage for the summer season, Patricia doesn't are looking to move. She doesn't understand her cousins in any respect, and she's by no means been solid at camping out or canoeing, not to mention making new pals.
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American military leaders were even concerned that an army of runaway slaves, led by British officers, would capture the Delmarva Peninsula and use it as a staging point for a larger invasion. That didn’t happen. The British sailed away to their ill-fated attack on New Orleans. In the north, American attempts to conquer Canada had failed utterly. The war ended. Some of the slaves of the Delmarva Peninsula had escaped on British ships. For the black population that was left behind, whether free or slave, there was suspicion and hatred from their white neighbours and masters.
Quakers, whose religious beliefs held slavery as immoral, were prominent among the whites who took the risk of aiding runaway slaves. There were many Quaker households on the Delmarva Peninsula. Like the sheriffs and patrollers whose job it was to hunt down runaway slaves, Patty Cannon knew the fugitives were getting help, but she didn’t know from whom. For her sinister purposes, all Patty needed to know was that desperate runaways would seek help from anyone they thought they could trust, and who better to lure them into a trap than one of their own kind!
A Handful of Time by Kit Pearson