Here is a program on Patty Cannon, which readers may find of interest.
Location: Delaware Public Archives
October 5, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – Patty Cannon
Presenter: Dr. Carol Wilson
Patty Cannon was the alleged leader of a notorious gang that kidnapped possibly hundreds of free African Americans for sale into slavery in the early nineteenth century. The subject of numerous both fictional and non-fiction accounts produced continually since the time of her death in a Delaware jail in 1829, Cannon’s life and the gang’s exploits have become the stuff of legend.