Go Down, Moses, 256 (Event)

Page Number: 
256
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
old Carothers' bold cramped hand far less legible than
Page Event Ends: 
256
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Sunday, January 1, 1832 to Tuesday, June 27, 1837
Summary: 

Ike recalls the bequest his grandfather made in his will to "the son of an unmarried slave-girl," and the oblique way in which it acknowledges "the act" that created that slave while requiring his legitimate sons to pay for its consequences (256).

Chronological Order: 
24.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Italics, Incest, Miscegenation, Concubinage, Legacy, Love, Rape, Narrative_Interruption

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