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    INTRODUCTION BY THE EDITOR.   Table of Contents     INCIDENTS
  --  IN THE
  --  LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL,
  --  SEVEN YEARS CONCEALED.

Jacobs, Harriet A.
Incidents in the life of a slave girl

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CONTENTS .

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Childhood ... 11

The New Master and Mistress ... 17

The Slaves' New Year's Day ... 25

The Slave who dared to feel like a Man ... 28

The Trials of Girlhood ... 44

The Jealous Mistress ... 49

The Lover ... 58

What Slaves are taught to think of the North ... 67

Sketches of Neighboring Slaveholders ... 71

A Perilous Passage in the Slave Girl's Life ... 82

The new Tie to Life ... 90

Fear of Insurrection ... 97

The Church and Slavery ... 105

Another Link to Life ... 117

Continued Persecutions ... 122

Scenes at the Plantation ... 131

The Flight ... 145

Months of Peril ... 150

The Children Sold ... 160

New Perils ... 167

The Loophoie of Retreat ... 173

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Christmas Festivities ... 179

Still in Prison ... 183

The Candidate for Congress ... 189

Competition in Cunning ... 193

Important Era in my Brother's Life ... 201

New Destination for the Children ... 207

Aunt Nancy ... 217

Preparations for Escape ... 224

Northward Bound ... 237

Incidents in Philadelphia ... 242

The Meeting of Mother and Daughter ... 249

A Home Found ... 254

The Old Enemy again ... 258

Prejudice against Color ... 264

The Hair-breadth Escape ... 268

A Visit to England ... 275

Renewed Invitation to go South ... 279

The Confession ... 282

The Fugitive Slave Law ... 285

Free at Last ... 293

Appendix ... 304

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    INTRODUCTION BY THE EDITOR.   Table of Contents     INCIDENTS
  --  IN THE
  --  LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL,
  --  SEVEN YEARS CONCEALED.