MARY TODD LINCOLN'S SUGAR CHEST



Sugar was so valuable that it was kept locked in a sugar chest and women wore the key around their neck!

Notice that the sugar is in cones, which was typical for that time period. 

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A research grant to study slavery and the Underground Railroad in Kentucky inspired, "A Promise Moon." I alluded to, or drew inspiration from my findings as I wrote my latest novel which is set during the Civil War. RESEARCH FINDINGS

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