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Manuscript poem entitled "The Little Slave"
Feb 3rd [18]61, Waterford, [Maine] - In a neat nineteenth-century hand on a single leaf (torn from a larger sheet of note paper). 1 vols. 5 x 8 inches. "My mammy's worked out". Thirty-two line poem expressing pious sentiments at the plight of the child slave: "Here orange trees wave / But oh, not for me, -- / I'm a poor little slave ? My mammy's worked out / And lies here in the grave / There's none to kiss me / I'm a poor little slave". In a neat nineteenth-century hand on a single leaf (torn from a larger sheet of note paper). 1 vols. 5 x 8 inches
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
Last Found On: 2017-09-30           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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