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    COPYRIGHT   Table of Contents     LOUISA PICQUET,
  --  THE OCTOROON SLAVE.
  --  CHAPTER I.
  --  ILLUSTRIOUS BIRTH AND PARENTAGE.

Mattison, Hiram
Louisa Picquet, the Octoroon

- CONTENTS.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

Page .

Illustrious Birth and Parentage ... 5

CHAPTER II.

Looks Too Much Like Madame Randolph's Children, and Is Sold Out of the Family ... 6

CHAPTER III.

The Second Master Fails, and his Slaves are Scattered ... 7

CHAPTER IV.

A White Slave Love Adventure ... 8

CHAPTER V.

Intrigues of a Married "Southern Gentleman "... 10

CHAPTER VI.

The Family Sold at Auction--"Louisa" Bought By a "New Orleans Gentleman," and What Came of it ... 16

CHAPTER VII.

Inside Views of Another Southern Family ... 20

CHAPTER VIII.

Octoroon Life in New Orleans ... 22

CHAPTER IX.

Death of Her Third Owner, and Escape or "Louisa" ... 23

CHAPTER X.

Still Another Southern Household ... 25

CHAPTER XI.

Domestic Purity in Georgia ... 26

CHAPTER XII.

The Long-Lost Mother Heard From ... 27

CHAPTER XIII.

Letters From the Slave Mother ... 30

CHAPTER XIV

Letter From the Owner of "Elizabeth "... 34

CHAPTER XV.

Private Efforts to Buy the Mother ... 36

CHAPTER XVI.

Soliciting Help Abroad to Buy the Mother ... 37

CHAPTER XVII.

"Louisa" is Identified in Ohio by a Fellow Traveler ... 38

CHAPTER XVIII.

Visit to Oberlin and to some of the "Rescuers," and Thence to New York ... 39

CHAPTER XIX.

An Unexpected and Romantic Meeting ... 40

CHAPTER XX.

Returns to Buffalo--Calls upon "M." ... 42

CHAPTER XXI.

Suspected and Repulsed by "A Friend of the Colored People" .. 42

CHAPTER XXII.

" Louisa" is Indorsed afresh from Cincinnati ... 43

CHAPTER XXIII.

More Letters from the Slave Mother ... 45

CHAPTER XXIV.

Methodist General Conference--Calls Upon the Bishops ... 47

CHAPTER XXV.

New Difficulties Encountered--The Mother Still in Bondage ... 48

CHAPTER XXVI.

Conclusion and Moral of the Whole story ... 49

CHAPTER XXVII.

Slave-Burning, or the "Barbarism of Slavery? ... 53


    COPYRIGHT   Table of Contents     LOUISA PICQUET,
  --  THE OCTOROON SLAVE.
  --  CHAPTER I.
  --  ILLUSTRIOUS BIRTH AND PARENTAGE.