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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), To Mrs. S. B. Shaw. (search)
not only claimed their slaves that had escaped, but their children and grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, on the ground that the child follows the condition of the mother. It was to satisfy them that Jackson got up the war. It was not Osceola's wife and children only that were seized and carried into slavery. Multitudes of their wives and children were carried off; and you may easily conjecture that no very nice care was always taken to ascertain whether they had descended from slaves in the United States or not. The pages you send contain the cool remark that the seizure of Osceola's beautiful wife was an unfortunate affair. God of heaven grant me patience! What would he call it if the Indians had seized and carried off his beautiful wife, to sell her in the market for a mistress. I hope the writer is no relation of yours, for I have a vehement desire to cuff his ears. As for the Seminoles not removing after they had by treaty agreed to, I do not know the real facts
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Index. (search)
f Christian evidences, in the Atlantic monthly, 202. New Church doctrines, Mrs. Child's interest in, 43. New England Anti-Slavery Society, formation of the, VIII. Newman's (Francis W.) works on The soul, and Phases of faith, 139. New York draft riots of 1863, 178. North American Review praises Mrs Child, VII. Novels and Sermons, comparative value of, 192. O. Old Testament, the, injurious influence of parts of, 218. Oriental Religions, by Samuel Johnson, 214. Osceola, the Seminole chief, 219. Osgood, Miss, Lucy, letters to, 61, 76, 80, 81, 84, 89, 91, 95, 99, 139, 143, 162, 169, 174, 179, 185, 188, 192, 200, 203, 204, 209, 211, 212, 214. P. Paine, Thomas, grave of, 16. Palfrey, John G. D. D., liberates the slaves bequeathed to him, 56; influenced by Mrs. Child's Appeal, 77. Parker, Theodore, his first return from Europe, 57; farewell note to Mrs. Child, 139; Weiss's biography of, 179; magnetic power of, 191. Parsons, Mrs. S. M., let