History mystery: Details of '12 Years A Slave' author's death, resting place still unknown

  • by: CHRIS CAROLA , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 16, 2014 - 2:05 AM

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Historians know where Solomon Northup was born, where he lived and where he worked. They know whom he married and how many children he had. They know he played the fiddle and spent 12 years enslaved in the South before being freed.

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