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Remembering Harriet Tubman's Life - Support for her care

Read and analyze each of the pension-related documents. Explain what occurred and what became of the effort.

1889 campaign for a Tubman pension:
Charles P. Wood's "A History Concerning the Pension Claim of Harriet Tubman" and Sarah H. Bradford's "Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman"

1898 Orin McCarty transcription of affidavit and Affidavit reaffirming 1889 paperwork | The 1898 campaign:
Auburn letter of support | 1898 Letter of Support page 1 | page 2 | 1898 Proposed Bill

Charles P. Wood transcript - A History Concerning the Pension Claim of Harriet Tubman - June 1, 1888 - Available at Archival Resource Catalog at NARA.

Charles P. Wood handwritten page 1 and a transcription

Charles P. Wood page 2

Charles P. Wood page 3

Charles P. Wood page 4

Charles P. Wood page 5

Charles P. Wood page 6

Charles P. Wood page 7

Charles P. Wood page 8

Charles P. Wood page 9

Charles P. Wood - the transcription

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