Books

Included below are books about Mumbet, Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Theodore Sedgwick and Tapping Reeve if you continue scrolling down.

Mumbet Books

Grade Level 4-12 Prevention/Folklore/Character Education Link to shopping cart – Script PDF/MP3 files (scroll down to find the file) At the above link look for The Story of Mumbet – Elizabeth Freeman 1744-1829

Books Mentioning Mumbet
The Black presence in the era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800 by Sidney Kaplan (pages 216 -217) Publisher: New York Graphic Society; illustrated edition edition (October 1973) ISBN-10: 0821205412 ISBN-13: 978-0821205419 – Mumbet is mentioned on pages 216 -217

America’s Story by David King and Margaret Branson Publisher: Sundance Publishing (1984) – Mumbet is mentioned in Story 7, “Mumbet” Book 3.

In the book, American Slavery: A Very Short Introduction by Heather Andrea Williams, Mumbet is mentioned on pages 92-93

In the book, Answering the Cry for Freedom: Stories of African Americans and the American Revolution by Gretchen Woelfle, the author mentions Mumbet.

Bernard Alger Drew in his book, If They Close the Door on You, Go in the Window: Origins of the African American Community in Sheffield, Great Barrington and Stockbridge, discusses Mumbet in chapter 5.

Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England
By Catherine Adams, Elizabeth H. Pleck, mentions Mumbet Mumbet and Agrippa Hull both worked at the Sedgwick Stockbridge Home and were neighbors when Mumbet moved into her own purchased home

In the book, Friends of Liberty: A Tale of Three Patriots, Two Revolutions, and the Betrayal that Divided a Nation: Thomas Jefferson, Thaddeus Kosciuszko, and Agrippa Hull by Gary Nash and Graham Russell Gao Hodges, the authors mention that Mumbet and Agrippa Hull both worked at the Sedgwick Stockbridge Home and were neighbors when Mumbet moved into her own purchased home.

Books by Catharine Maria Sedgwick (a prolific writer)



Books by Theodore Sedgwick 


Theodore Sedgwick Print

Books by Tapping Reeve and odds and ends

Books About Agrippa Hull