1 The overseer's name was Plummer.
2 His fame as an overseer went abroad.
3 He was called by the slaves a good overseer.
4 All disputes among the overseers were settled here.
5 His farms and slaves were under the care of an overseer.
6 He was what might be called the overseer of the overseers.
7 He was what might be called the overseer of the overseers.
8 Mr. Hopkins remained but a short time in the office of overseer.
9 He was continued in his station as overseer upon the home plantation.
10 It required extraordinary barbarity on the part of an overseer to affect him.
11 Mr. Covey enjoyed the most unbounded reputation for being a first-rate overseer and negro-breaker.
12 The poor man was then informed by his overseer that, for having found fault with his master, he was now to be sold to a Georgia trader.
13 The overseers of these, and all the rest of the farms, numbering over twenty, received advice and direction from the managers of the home plantation.
14 Mr. Hopkins was succeeded by Mr. Austin Gore, a man possessing, in an eminent degree, all those traits of character indispensable to what is called a first-rate overseer.
15 Mr. Gore had served Colonel Lloyd, in the capacity of overseer, upon one of the out-farms, and had shown himself worthy of the high station of overseer upon the home or Great House Farm.
16 They regarded it as evidence of great confidence reposed in them by their overseers; and it was on this account, as well as a constant desire to be out of the field from under the driver's lash, that they esteemed it a high privilege, one worth careful living for.
17 Mr. Severe, the overseer, used to stand by the door of the quarter, armed with a large hickory stick and heavy cowskin, ready to whip any one who was so unfortunate as not to hear, or, from any other cause, was prevented from being ready to start for the field at the sound of the horn.
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