Elizabeth Freeman ( c. 1744—December 28, 1829), also known as Bet or Mum
Bett, was the first black slave to file and win a freedom suit in Massachusetts.
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Feb 11, 2011 ... Elizabeth Freeman, known as Bett in early life and later as Mum Bett, was born to
enslaved parents in 1742 at the farm of Dutchman Pieter ...
Feb 20, 2012 ... This story is about Elizabeth Freeman, who was enslaved in .... century and many
of the authors of these famous documents were slaveholders.
"Mum Bett" changed her name to Elizabeth Freeman, although most people
continued to call her by her old name (also spelled "Mumbett" and ...
Elizabeth Freeman ("Mumbet") was born a slave around 1742. ... In one famous
incident, she single-handedly defended the Sedgwick house from a small mob ...
Nov 11, 2013 ... Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum ...
echoed in the most famous line of Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of ...
Mar 31, 2014 ... In fact, one of the most famous New England slaves was a woman named
Elizabeth Freeman who is well known for her fighting spirit and for ...
Elizabeth Freeman — 'Any time while I was a slave, if one minute's freedom had
been offered to me, and I had been told that I must die at the end of that...
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