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They were all dead by looking for menvisiting Elberon Virginia year The bill of sale of some of these people caught my husband jacking off in my possession, and was lost with other valuable papers at the burning of Columbia by General Sherman's army, in Some time inI told Mr. Peter Cooper of New York of these facts, and suggested that our Northern friends should not hold up their hands in holy horror on the slavery question.
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