The White Slave, or Memoirs of a Fugitive

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.