Extract from Memoirs of a Monticello Slave

Give them that wukked the best a suit of red or blue: encouraged them mightily.

MS (ViU). Published in Memoirs of a Monticello Slave, as Dictated to Charles Campbell in the 1840s by Isaac, one of Thomas Jefferson’s Slaves (1951); James A. Bear, Jefferson at Monticello (1967).
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January 1, 1847 to December 31, 1847
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