The love of a fine girl turns Bibb's life from failure to success.
Bibb suggested that there should be at least 20,000 acres secured at once.
"Hop-along" Bibb kept his bird store on lower Fourth Avenue.
While we were talking a rebel Captain came in, who, I suppose, was a relative of Bibb.
Her words and manner, though, were translucent, as Bibb had said.
There they stopped for a drink, and Merriam spoke his piece—he proposed, as Bibb had prophesied.
Bibb's newspaper reports, December 2, 1852, that the underground is working well.
Bibb mentions two runaways from North Carolina who were 101 days reaching Canada.
Bibb kept a watchful eye on slave-catchers coming to the Canadian border and occasionally reported their presence in his paper.
As with many another slave the very evils of the system served a purpose in Bibb's life.