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A TALE OF
Plantation Life in South Carolina. .
*Is TRELLE NOT SOME CHOSEN CURSE,
MARYARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
TNE GIFT OF Frisms 05 THE LIBRARY
Geb. 22, 1932
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by
MRS. HENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Distri
HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT, LL.D.
" Brutes find out where their talents lie;
A bear will not attempt to fly;
NE NA BAIM,* you have so repeatedly urged me to write sketches of character in Washington (the omnium gatherum of the world); and sketches of plantation life, in my own native State of South Carolina, where my ancestors have lived from its earliest settlement, that I have, for two months past, snatched every moment I could dutifully spare from my innumerable domestic cares, to comply with your wishes, by describing every-day life on the plantations. South Carolinians,
• Ne na baim, Indian word meaning my husband