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Abijah Collins was designated as a mulatto and "free person of color" on US census records. However, she was actually a descendant of the Tuscarora Indians. She literally purchased her husband, a slave named Solomon, despite the law that prohibited marriage between a free person of color and a slave.

(HEARD), Mammy Kate
A slave belonging to Stephen Heard, a future governor of Georgia, Kate rescued her master and his horse from a Tory prison camp, an act which earned her freedom. [See also "Heroines".]

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