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  • "I DON'T WANT BE FREE NO MO." - Page 12. From A Girl's Life in Virginia Before the War.


  • "Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vise-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom got." page 58. From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • "She was never anything but tender with the others." From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Typical "Mammy." From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Typical Negro Cabin. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.