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ia, from New York city; travelled by railroad to Wilmington, North Carolina; and from that port by sea to the city of Charlees. I left Richmond on Friday morning, and arrived at Wilmington about nine in the evening. On Saturday forenoon I took apinion. I had five other conversations with slaves in Wilmington. I will briefly state the result of each interview. el on the subject of slavery? I asked of a carpenter in Wilmington. Contented? Oh, --a very long oh--yes, they're all hes. I had a talk also with a German who had lived in Wilmington five years. He was an abolitionist. At Richmond, I sslave pen. I visited one very peculiar institution in Wilmington — a house where negroes, or rather slaves, of both sexes the custody of the infernal gods! At Richmond and at Wilmington, I continued, I found the slaves discontented, but despo which it may be well to preserve. Pro and Con. At Wilmington, a philanthropic lady, a woman evidently of pure charact
. I walked as far as Weldon, North Carolina, from Petersburg, and there I took the cars for Wilmington. On the road I had a talk with a Virginia slave, which I reserve for another chapter. uld provide me with the stock. I had no offer. Vii North and South Carolina. At Wilmington in a fix walk to Augusta the road discontentment North Carolina could be made a Free Stat the scenery of the country to repay me for my journey. So I jumped into the cars and rode to Wilmington. A long walk. I staid there four or five days in the expectation of receiving a draft from Philadelphia which a debtor had promised to forward from that city to my address at Wilmington. He failed to fulfill his promise. Here was a pretty fix to be in — only a few dollars in my purse — it. I was ten days on the trip, I find; but whether ten days to Columbus, or ten days from Wilmington to Augusta, I cannot now recall. I walked from Columbus to Augusta in two days: that I rememb