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1 - Phillis and Phoebe

“ … cut Down the Old Tree, and … Hew off the Branches”

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 July 2023

Nikki M. Taylor
Affiliation:
Howard University, Washington DC
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This chapter covers the story of three enslaved people who used various poisons to slowly murder their owner in colonial Massachusetts.

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Brooding over Bloody Revenge
Enslaved Women's Lethal Resistance
, pp. 22 - 51
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2023

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  • Phillis and Phoebe
  • Nikki M. Taylor, Howard University, Washington DC
  • Book: Brooding over Bloody Revenge
  • Online publication: 13 July 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009276818.002
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  • Phillis and Phoebe
  • Nikki M. Taylor, Howard University, Washington DC
  • Book: Brooding over Bloody Revenge
  • Online publication: 13 July 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009276818.002
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  • Phillis and Phoebe
  • Nikki M. Taylor, Howard University, Washington DC
  • Book: Brooding over Bloody Revenge
  • Online publication: 13 July 2023
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009276818.002
Available formats
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