Coffin underground by Gwendoline Butler

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StatementGwendoline Butler.
SeriesCrime club
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Pagination236p.
Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL17390172M
ISBN 100006178170

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Levi Coffin (Octo – Septem ) was an American Quaker, Republican, abolitionist, farmer, businessman and humanitarian. An active leader Coffin underground book the Underground Railroad in Indiana and Ohio, some unofficially called Coffin the "President of the Underground Railroad," estimating that three thousand fugitive slaves passed through his for: his work with Underground Railroad.

Levi Coffin, (born OctoNew Garden [now in Greensboro], North Carolina, U.S.—died SeptemCincinnati, Ohio), American abolitionist, called the “President of the Underground Railroad,” who assisted thousands of runaway slaves on their flight to freedom.

Coffin was raised on a farm, an upbringing that provided little opportunity for formal education. Coffin suspects something more than a haunted house. He sees a human, complex web of relationships, interlocking and interacting in a way he can't yet fathom, and in which people get caught up and destroyed – as they play into the game of a very clever killer.

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad: Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents, Levi Coffin Slavery and anti-slavery: a transnational archive: Author.

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Levi Coffin was an important figure in the Underground Railroad network that helped thousands of fugitive slaves escape to freedom in the years before the American Civil War. Coffin underground book Coffin was born on Octoin North Carolina. He was a member of the Society of Friends.

This date marks the birth of Levi Coffin in He was a White American abolitionist and unoffical president of the Underground Railroad. Levi Coffin, from New Garden, N.C., was the only son among seven children. The young Levi received the bulk of his education at home, which proved to be good enough for Coffin to find work as a teacher for several years.

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents.

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Underground to Canada is an historical novel for young readers by Barbara was first published in Canada in and published in the United States the following year as Runaway to Freedom: A Story of the Underground partially on a true story, the novel is set in the United States and Canada in the years leading up to the American Civil War and depicts.

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Coffin Underground. by Gwendoline Butler. On Sale: 14/08/ Format: eBook. Book Overview Author Info and Events. About the Book. Scotland Yard Chief Superintendent John Coffin investigates a spate of killings at the notoriously evil No Church Row.

But he suspects there’s more to it than just a haunted house From one of the most. Coffin Underground (A John Coffin Mystery) by Gwendoline Butler. Worldwide Library. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may. The 28th book of the John Coffin series is just one among an entertaining list of English procedurals by Butler featuring our favorite protagonist John Coffin.

In this novel, John Coffin faces the prospect of losing everything that he holds dear after a deadly conspiracy. Though the Underground Railroad only rescued a small percentage of slaves, it escalated tensions in the south and helped bring about the Civil War (which brought about the end to slavery).

In a book he wrote titled “Reminiscences,” published inLevi Coffin talks about the experience in the crossing from Kentucky to Canada. Sometimes escaping slaves made the trip in groups.

One of the largest and best documented is known as the (Fitch Reed, 3/23/, letter to Prof. Wilbur Siebert, Ohio University) “Escape of the Twenty-Eight” (Levi Coffin, “Reminiscences of Levi Coffin,” free e-book). It started in Boone Co., Kentucky.

Levi Coffin House A part of the legendary Underground Railroad for fleeing slaves of pre-Civil War days, this registered National Historic Landmark is a Federal style brick home built in Escaping slaves could be hidden in this small upstairs room and the beds moved in front of the door to hide its existence.

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The tailor is still humble, but with Byatt there is more focus on his identity as an artist; the story repeats, three times, that he is a master craftsman, and his craft is described as Author: Celine Low.

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There were no huge contracts, no TV deals and no multi-million dollar advertising campaigns. Fights took place in rented halls and on the dance floors of bars.

Scotland Yard's John Coffin (Coffin Underground, etc) has been made head of the police force in a newly formed district called Docklands, an area with a long history chock-full of villains that's now being gentrified.

Coffin lives in one example of the work being done&#;a flat in what was St. Luke's Old Church, currently owned by his rich, energetic sister Letty, who has installed a.

Many details about the Underground Railroad and the freedom seekers are unknown because it was so secretive. Fortunately, in his later years, Levi Coffin authored a book, “Reminiscences of Levi Coffin,” based on his journals.

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The second book in the series is Dead in a Row published a year after the first novel in the series and Coffin Knows the Answer is the last book in the series released in Sergeant Denny and Major Mearns series features two novels The King Cried and Dread Murder published in and respectively.

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New York: Clarion Books, I used some of the stories about the slaves that Levi Coffin helped from this book. Directed by Rodrigo Cortés. With Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky. Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin.

With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.7/10(K). The Underground Railroad by Levi Coffin ?

Currently I'm learning the U.S. history, the questions here I'm don't understand. What is the duty of a citizen?(Coffin's duty is free the slave, but I don't see any other things about citizen) When something, morally questionable or even morally wrong, is sanctioned and even actively supported by.“This Mysterious Road”: Levi Coffin Describes his Work on the Underground Railroad in Newport, Indiana, – The “locomotives,” "conductors,“ "depots,” and “roads” Levi Coffin mentioned in this segment of his Reminiscences (published in ) are all metaphorical.

The Underground Railroad was not composed of steel rails and puffing locomotives but was instead a system.Levi and Catharine Coffin. As conductors for the Underground Railroad, Levi and Catharine Coffin helped more than 1, freedom seekers to safety while living in Newport (now Fountain City), Indiana.

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