"This is a spectacular achievement. Gould gives us the only example we have of a free black woman's testimony. It is simply a treasure."--Catherine Clinton, author of Tara Revisited
"This is a splendid book. I cannot praise too highly the contributions by Gould in making this book come alive."--Carol Bleser, editor of Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South
About the Author
Virginia Meacham Gould is the historian for the Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans.