Three Years in Europe

Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met

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Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,978 / 196 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.7
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 546
Added to site: 2005.05.16
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Genre: Travel
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To facilitate this object, she even went so far as to purchase a girl for whom she fancied he had an affection. He himself, however, had secretly resolved never to enter into such a connexion while in slavery, knowing that marriage, in the true and honourable sense of the term, could not exist among slaves. Notwithstanding the multitude of petty offences for which a slave is severely punished, it is singular that one crime--bigamy--is visited upon a white with severity, while no slave has ever yet been tried for it. In fact, the man is allowed to form connections with as many women, and the women with as many men, as they please.

At St. Louis, William was employed as coachman to Mr. Price; but when that gentleman subsequently took his family up the river to Cincinnati, Sanford acted as appointed steward. While lying off this city, the long-looked-for opportunity of escape presented itself; and on the 1st of January, 1834--he being then almost twenty years of age--succeeded in getting from the steamer to t

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