parted, more dead than alive --

The father was condemned. The
daughter at her earnest instance sent
off to a distant province -- where
it was understood she died not
long after --

The reader will be prepared for
the intelligence & decision which led
Mumbet on the very day after hear-
-ing the declaration of Independence
read in Church to apply to Theodore Sedgwick
then at the beginning of his honorable
legal & political career to institute
a suit for her freedom -
-- "I heard that paper read yesterday
she said -- It says all men are
born equal & have a right to life