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12 Years A Salve
Updated: 9/25/2019
12 Years A Salve
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  • Solomon Northup was a free black men that lived in New York with his wife Anne and his 2 kids Alonzo and Elizebeth
  • We heard that Your an amazing Violin player and if you perform in D.c
  • He was known for playing the violin very well and people payed him for playing that's why he was so wealthy, Two white men told Solmon to come to D.C to play the violin and they would pay him 
  • they are going to pay you a fortune
  • I promise
  • This is great
  • we miss you
  • They drugged his drink when they went out to dinner and stole his free papers and sent him down south and sold him into slavery. When Solomon tried to explain that he was a free man they beat him and told him his name was Platt and he was a slave
  • Sir please let me go ! iim a free man in New York my name is Solomon Northup
  • Shut up you runaway slave before I beat you! Your name is Platt 
  • Him and his friend who was a woman name patsy worked in the feild being mistreated and when a white slave came to the plantation he tried to get the white slave name Armsby to send a letter up north to Solomon family to come get him, but Armsby told and 
  • One day Solomon spoke with Master Bass who was a white man against slavery who was hired by Solomon owner Mr.Epps to work in the feild, Solomon asked can he send a letter to his family to come get him
  • Please Mr. Bass I really miss my family
  • Mr. Bass kept his promise and wrote a letter to his family and shortly they sent people to get Solomon to bring him home to his Family. Once he arrived he found his Daughter grown with a husband and son, his son and his wife who never remarried after 12 years of him being in slavery 
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