Behind the scenes formerly a slave, but more recently modiste, and friend to Mrs. Lincoln, or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House is an autobiography of a former slave who obtained her freedom in 1855 at age thirty. The book discusses the reconstruction era. The author describes how being a skillful seamstress led her to become the confidante of Mary Todd Lincoln during the Lincolns' years in the White House.
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