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Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life, Contents. (search)
Nicholas Waln, 37. Mary Ridgeway, 38. William Savery, 38. His early Religious Experience, 43. Letter from Joseph Whitall, 44. He marries Sarah Tatum, 46. His interest in Colored People, 47. Charles Webster, 48. Ben Jackson, 51. Thomas Cooper, 55. A Child Kidnapped, 66. Wagelma, 70. James Poovey, 73. Romaine, 77. David Lea, 80. The Slave Hunter, 80. William Bachelor, 83. Levin Smith, 88. Etienne Lamaire, 91. Samuel Johnson, 96. Pierce Butler's Ben, 98. Daniel Benson, 104. The Quick-Witted Slave, 108. James Davis, 112. Mary Holliday, 116. Thomas Harrison, 122. James Lawler, 123. William Anderson, 126. Sarah Roach, 129. Zeke, 133. Poor Amy, 137. Manuel, 139. Slaveholders mollified, 145. The United States Bond, 149. The tender mercies of a Slaveholder, 157. The Foreign Slave, 160. The New-Jersey Slave, 164. A Slave Hunter Defeated, 168. Mary Morris, 173. The Slave Mother,
Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life, Pierce Butler's Ben. (search)
Pierce Butler's Ben. in August, 1804, a colored man about thirty-six years old waited upon the Isaac T. Hopper was sent to serve it upon Pierce Butler, Esq., at his house in Chestnutstreet. it suited his convenience to attend to him. Mr. Butler was a tall, lordly looking man, somewhat impod of recognition, and said, How art thou, Pierce Butler? I have here a writ of habeas corpus for idn't hear a word. At the appointed time, Mr. Butler waited upon the Judge, where he found Friendrive the man of his legal right to freedom. Mr. Butler maintained that he was as benevolent as any nt state of mind thou art not fit to die. Mr. Butler told the judge he believed that man was eithwe do A lawyer was procured for Ben; but Mr. Butler chose to manage his own cause. He maintaineit of any doubt. They said the law to which Mr. Butler had alluded was made for the convenience of f a slaveholder, presided in that court, and Mr. Butler was sanguine that he should succeed in havin[7 more...]