World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

How a Kentucky Girl Emancipated Her Slaves

By Child, Lydia Maria

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000690636
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 157,187 KB.
Reproduction Date:
Full Text

Title: How a Kentucky Girl Emancipated Her Slaves  
Author: Child, Lydia Maria
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Fiction--Women authors--History and criticism., Literature--Women authors, Literature
Collection: Women Writers Collection
Subcollection:
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher:

Description
Fiction

Excerpt
Excerpt: It is now about five years since Mattie Griffith, a noble daughter of Kentucky, left her native state because her generous young soul was filled with such deep abhorrence of slavery. She wrote a book, painful in its power, called The Autobiography of a Female Slave; and she herself assured me that every incident it contained had occurred within her own knowledge. She was an orphan, and all the property she had consisted in slaves; but she took the heroic resolution to emancipate them all. She was a pet in the large circle of her relatives and friends, but not one of them sympathized with her generous project. They regarded her as insane in her views on that subject.

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • The Point of View (by )
  • The Pension Beaurepas (by )
  • The Patagonia (by )
  • The Papers (by )
  • The Papers (by )
  • The Middle Years (by )
  • The Marriages (by )
  • The Liar (by )
  • The Lesson of the Master (by )
  • The Jolly Corner (by )
  • The Great Good Place (by )
  • The Great Condition (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.