illustrated the highest race of man.
Her name was Elizabeth Freeman -- trans
-muted to 'Betty,' -- & afterwards contract
-ed by lisping lips from Mammy Bet -- to Mum-Bet
by which name she was best known +
We would premise that our readers
may have seen some account of
her in That The name has since been
luminously translated, in a French notice of this woman
into Hush Babet --

This woman who was said by a competent
judge to have 'no superiors & few equals'
was the property of the 'chattel' of
General A-- -- She had a sister in
servitude with her -- a sickly timid crea-
-ture over whom she watched as the
Lioness does over her cub -- On one
occasion when Madame A-- was making the patrole of her kitchen Lirry the sister had
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Our readers may have seen some account of
this woman by Miss Martineau I believe in her 'Society
in America' -- but as that account was but partial
& by a stranger I have thought that a more
extended -- & in every particular a true account one
might be acceptable at a time when 'Uncle Tom's
Cabin' has excited curiosity as to the individual charac
-ter of the African race -- It was said -- perhaps

[The following lines are inserted sideways in the left margin.] truly by that distinguished man Charles Follen that if
you could establish the equality of the slave with
the master in a single instance you had answered the
argument for slavery from inequality of race [The next phrase was inserted below the line] the inferiority of the African race