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References & Articles on Mumbet in Library

  • America's Story by David King and Margaret Branson, Story 7, "Mumbet" Book 3. ã (1984) Sundance Publishing.
  • The Ashleys: A Pioneer Berkshire Family, Publication prepared for use as a guidebook for the Ashley House, Ashley Falls, MA.,
  • Berkshire Courts Emancipated the First American SlaveThe Berkshire Hills, Vol. I, No. 2, Pittsfield, MA, October 1, 1900, p.4,5
  • The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800, Sidney Kaplan(1973),pp. 216-217)
  • Berkshire Book, Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society, Judicial History of Berkshire, p.104-5
  • Black Women in America Volume One, Editors, Darlene Clark Hine, Elsa Barkley
    Brown, and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn (Indiana University Press, 1994,p. 469,
    Essay written by Taunya Lovell Banks
  • Dictionary of American Biography, (8, Part 2: 549-50), article on Mumbet, author Zachariah Chaffee
  • Dictionary of American Negro Biography, Editors, Rayford W. Logan and Michael
    R. Winston (Published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1982)
  • The First Emancipation: The Abolition of Slavery in the North, (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1967)
  • Life and Letters of Catharine M. Sedgwick, Edited by Mary E. Dewey , 1871
  • The History of the Negro in America 1619-1900,By George Washington Williams (1863)
  • The Life and Times of Elizabeth Freeman by Paul F. Graham
  • Mumbet & Judge Sedgwick: A Footnote to the Early History of Massachusetts JusticeThe Boston Bar Jornal VII Jan 1964, p.12-14
  • Mumbet: Folklore and Fact, by Arthur Zilversmit
  • New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, George Ripley and Charles A. Dana, eds,.(New York: d. appleton and co., 1863), Vol. XIV, p. 487
  • Part First, Gazetteer of Berkshire County, Massachusetts 1725-1885 by Hamilton Child, 1885, p.349-351
  • The Practicability of the Abolition of Slavery: A Lecture Delivered at the Lyceum in Stockbridge, MassachusettsBerkshire Book, Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society, Judicial History of Berkshire, p.104-5
  • Retrospect of Western Travel, Harriet Martineau, discusses Elizabeth Freeman
  • Quok walker, Mumbet and the Abolition of Slavery in MassachusettsWilliam and May Quarterly 3rd Ser. Vol. XXV, 1968, p. 616
  • Sheffield: Frontier Town, Lillian E. Priess (North Adams, Ma: Excelsior Printing Co., 1976), p. 47
  • "Slavery in New England," by Catharine Sedgwick, Bentley's Miscellany, XXXIV (London: Woodfall and Kinder, 1853 ), p. 417-24
  • Mumbet's Last Will & Testament