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1  I lived in Master Hugh's family about seven years.
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2  She was gone long before I knew any thing about it.
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3  He owned two or three farms, and about thirty slaves.
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4  There was very little said about it at all, and nothing done.
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5  I received this information about three days before my departure.
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6  Every little while, I could hear something about the abolitionists.
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7  She was hired by a Mr. Stewart, who lived about twelve miles from my home.
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8  She died when I was about seven years old, on one of my master's farms, near Lee's Mill.
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9  It was the blood-stained gate, the entrance to the hell of slavery, through which I was about to pass.
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10  I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland.
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11  I was now about twelve years old, and the thought of being a slave for life began to bear heavily upon my heart.
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12  The plantation is about twelve miles north of Easton, in Talbot county, and is situated on the border of Miles River.
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13  Henrietta was about twenty-two years of age, Mary was about fourteen; and of all the mangled and emaciated creatures I ever looked upon, these two were the most so.
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14  The colonel, after ascertaining where the slave belonged, rode on; the man also went on about his business, not dreaming that he had been conversing with his master.
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15  Whilst I am detailing bloody deeds which took place during my stay on Colonel Lloyd's plantation, I will briefly narrate another, which occurred about the same time as the murder of Demby by Mr. Gore.
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16  Indeed, it is not uncommon for slaves even to fall out and quarrel among themselves about the relative goodness of their masters, each contending for the superior goodness of his own over that of the others.
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17  When Colonel Lloyd's slaves met the slaves of Jacob Jepson, they seldom parted without a quarrel about their masters; Colonel Lloyd's slaves contending that he was the richest, and Mr. Jepson's slaves that he was the smartest, and most of a man.
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