A Girl's Life in Virginia Before the War

A Girl's Life in Virginia Before the War

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"[...]father, the sole heir, having been away at school and college. During this time the silver had been left in the house, and the servants had kept and used it, but nothing had been stolen. The books, too, had been undisturbed in the library, except a few volumes of the poets, which had been carried to adorn some of the cabin shelves. It was known by the negroes that their old master's will set them free and gave them a large body of land in the event of my father's death; and some of his college friends suggested that he might be killed while passing his vacations on his estate. But this only amused him, for he knew too well in what affection he was held by his negroes, and how each vied with the other in showing him[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 145g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507508018
  • 9781507508015

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