The White Slave, or Memoirs of a Fugitive

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The White Slave, or Memoirs of a Fugitive  (1852)  by Richard Hildreth
The White Slave, or Memoirs of a Fugitive
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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Chapter 1 Memoirs 5
Chapter 2 The county in which I was born . . . 7
Chapter 3 That education is the most effectual . . . 11
Chapter 4 I was about seventeen years old . . . 18
Chapter 5 The family of colonel Moore . . . 21
Chapter 6 I had the same task with those . . . 28
Chapter 7 It would be irksome to myself . . . 31
Chapter 8 It was impossible for my wife . . . 39
Chapter 9 I knew that the place where . . . 46
Chapter 10 I learned afterwards . . . 58
Chapter 11 It was past noon before we arrived at . . . 62
Chapter 12 When I recovered my senses . . . 66
Chapter 13 The next day I was to be sold . . . 70
Chapter 14 When my new master learned that . . . 74
Chapter 15 Some persons perhaps may think that . . . 84
Chapter 16 It is the lot of the slave . . . 90
Chapter 17 We were driven into the prison-yard . . . 98
Chapter 18 I had been in the jail ten days . . . 102
Chapter 19 We remained in jail some three weeks . . . 108
Chapter 20 I had not been long in Mr Carleton's . . . 117
Chapter 21 It seemed to be with the greatest . . . 125
Chapter 22 Before we had half-finished what we had . . . 148
Chapter 23 I have before observed that Sunday . . . 156
Chapter 24 One Sunday morning when the boy . . . 160
Chapter 25 When I got back to Carleton-Hall . . . 162
Chapter 26 At length we arrived at Charleston . . . 168
Chapter 27 Among Mr Carleton's servants . . . 173
Chapter 28 It is customary in South Carolina . . . 182
Chapter 29 Since the death of his wife . . . 189
Chapter 30 The authority of masters over their slaves . . . 197
Chapter 31 We scraped a shallow grave . . . 205
Chapter 32 By the end of the winter . . . 210
Chapter 33 We travelled slowly all that night . . . 213
Chapter 34 I walked on as fast as I was able . . . 220
Chapter 35 The favorable breezes . . . 227
Chapter 36 We had a short passage to Liverpool . . . 231
Chapter 37 Having formed the resolve recorded . . . 238
Chapter 38 Having reached Richmond on my . . . 246
Chapter 39 Returning to Richmond . . . 249
Chapter 40 I lost not a moment in profiting . . . 255
Chapter 41 Two or three days after my arrival at . . . 261
Chapter 42 Returning the next day to Carleton Hall . . . 267
Chapter 43 Mr Telfair, perhaps from professional . . . 275
Chapter 44 In leaving Mr Mason's hospitable mansion . . . 284
Chapter 45 As I began to approach the neighborhood . . . 291
Chapter 46 When I recovered my senses . . . 305
Chapter 47 Shortly after arriving at Charleston . . . 309
Chapter 48 Hitherto, during my journey southward . . . 314
Chapter 49 The stage coach stopped for dinner at . . . 321
Chapter 50 As the late clerk, bookkeeper . . . 325
Chapter 51 Mastering my emotion as well as I could . . . 332
Chapter 52 It was not very difficult to discover . . . 343
Chapter 53 Leaving my new acquaintance behind . . . 347
Chapter 54 As I entered the town of Vicksburg . . . 351
Chapter 55 Having written a letter of inquiry to . . . 378
Chapter 56 The new mistress — into whose hands . . . 389
Chapter 57 On Mr Colter’s suggestion . . . 390
Chapter 58 Poor Eliza! Poor child indeed . . . 398
Chapter 59 The very next morning . . . 430

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.