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SparkNotes: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Themes

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Cary, he a good man. Shelton wen a little wren kept trying ter git in de house an I kep a shosin hit arway wen he got in somehow jes as soon as hit did Mrs. Well, as I was a sayin': Out de fust money, I buys me a red shirt and dat November I votes and de fust vote I put in de box was for Governor Wade Hampton. Her say Caleb every time and all de time. Essie, my daughter, marry Herbert Perrin. He was one of de slaves on de place; de carriage driver. My man followed his Massa in de Secess War.

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SLAVE NARRATIVES OF KENTUCKY

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I'se tells you dat is so. She insisted on showing that black slaves were women and mothers, too, challenging the white middle-class cult of womanhood as too narrowly construed. We started the journey in two covered wagons and an ambulance. Sometimes we had to bake pies for a week to supply the company that wuz invited to our masters and mistresses house. Martha Tillet and John Redman, the paper was exactly as written below: White Ranch September 10, 1866 To Whom it may concern, I, John Redman has this day given my consent that Mrs. When us have four chillun, him increase de amount of flour to four cups and de 'lasses to two quarts. Some appeared in abolition periodicals, separate printings, and some were questioned because they had been dictated by the ex-slave fearing the narrative had been tampered with by the ghost writer.

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WPA Slave Narratives

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Tillet was captain in this regiment and David McKee a soldier then was a lot of soldiers in this regiment from here. The slaves were judged by the Masters. Whitaker for a cancer, saw this slave girl, who had become a strong healthy young woman, and Mr. Your pappy ain't come yet but I'll let dat boy in 'til he come and see what he can do 'bout it. Aunt Kate as she is generally called is a small black negro and in going into her home you will find it furnished in lovely antique furniture in a disreputable state of repair. My belly was always full of what they had and I never suffer for clothes on my back or shoes on my feets. I never saw a slave shipped, for my boss did not believe in that kind of punishment.

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Masterpieces of Slave Autobiography

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If a nigger git hungry, all he have to do is go to de white folk's house, beg for a red shirt, and explain hisself a democrat. They helped her get to New York in September 1845. Dese boys can work a little. Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family, and Identity in Women's Slave Narratives. De Klu Klux uster stick de niggers head on er stake alongside de Cadiz road en dar de buzzards would eat them till nuthin' was left but de bones.

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WPA Slave Narratives

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Does I believe in 'ligion? Ah, the joy, de fusses, de ructions, de beatin's, and de makin' ups us had on de Ed Shannon place where us lived. The dogs run over the track an' could see 'em over on the hillside jess settin' still. As it happened, the Phillips and Samson company soon closed shop. He says that had he had the opportunity to study that we have today he could have been the smartest man in the United States. I sho do luv im yet. Perry Larkey Amelia Jones: Concerning slaves of this section of the country, I will quote experiences and observation of an old negro lady who was a slave, Mrs.

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Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews

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After freedom date, de way he make a livin' for mammy and us chillun was by makin' boots and shoes and half solin' them for white folks at Blackstock, S. After being purchased by a succession of owners, Equiano was brought to Savannah, where he plied the as a trader, earning wages for both his master and himself. Dickerson's, a neighbor of General Gano a preacher in the Christian Church. The first deed to be put on record in the Laurel County court was between Media Bledsoe of Garrad County of the first part and Daniel Garrard of Clay County of the second part. Wallen, wrote up the old Darkey's death and funeral for his newspaper. I'm Captain Jenks of de Horse Marines And captain in de army! My father was a white man and my mother was a colored lady. One time he whipped a slave for stealing.

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Slave Narratives, Fairfield County, South Carolina

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I didn't marry while I belonged to the Gano family. It seems that such incidents were common in those days. As a rule negro men were not allowed to marry at all, any attempt to mate with the negro women brought swift, sure horrible punishment and the species were propogated by selected male negroes, who were kept for that purpose, the owners of this privileged negro, charged a fee of one out of every four of his offspring for his services. His brothers were John, Harrison, Jerry, and Laurence, who died at an early age. The names of her brothers were Harrison, Daniel, Merida, and Ned; her sisters were Susie and Maria. A slave owner, in West Virginia, bought a thirteen year old black girl at an auction.

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Slave Narratives: Chronological List of Biographies

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Marse Bob was dere and laugh when de preacher call my name, 'John Clowney Brown'. At last I got de preacher, Rev. Wen Ole man Vol Scruggs marid, he take me away from Old Man Finch Scruggs and carrid me to liv wid him. My mistus was Miss Lucy Elmore before she married. Born 1852 does not know day and month , Minister A. Then he'd shoot the deer in the head.

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