“Bury Me In A Free Land,” a poem by Frances E.W. Harper published in the Anti-Slavery Bugle on 20 November 1858. She sent a copy of this poem in a letter to A.D. Stevens while he awaited his trial and execution for his involvement in the Harpers Ferry Raid. Courtesy of Black Abolitionist Papers.


Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins. 82. “Bury Me in a Free Land” by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Anti-Slavery Bugle. 20 November 1858. Black Abolitionist Papers.