Dathie Haines: Tricked into Signing X on Documents Which Gave Away 600 Acres of Family Land

After slavery it was common for slave owners to promise their freed slaves a roof over their head and land, and anything else they thought would keep them around to do the hard labor. Dathie Haines mother was Cherokee Indian and her father was a black man. Haines was captured in the woods in North…

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