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Page 38 - ... Brazealle. After some years, Mr. Brazealle sickened and died, leaving a will, in which he recited the deed of emancipation, declared his intention to ratify it, and devised all his property to his son, acknowledging him in the will to be such. Some poor and distant relations of his in North Carolina, whom he did not know, and for whom he did not care, hearing of his death, went on to Mississippi and claimed the property devised by Mr. Brazealle to his son. They instituted a suit for the recovery...
Page 322 - At every hour he was destined to gaze at the dreaded end of the last journey — unclouded, undisturbed — the dwelling from which there is no return — the black, greedy abyss — death!
Page 49 - The pink toes of her plump little feet moved as if they were calling Renovales.