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Indentured Servitude in the 1640s By Farrukh Khan
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This paper takes a look at the early English settlements in America around Chesapeake Bay and Virginia when the conflict between the Indians and the English settlers had seriously depleted the number... More > of settlers. The Virginia Company, which had started growing tobacco to support the settlements, knew that some way had to be found to increase the number of settlers otherwise the New World would be lost. England was going through trying times under Oliver Cromwell and the War of the Three Kingdoms, with many people wanting to leave for a better life. A system of indentured servitude was introduced to assist new settlers from Europe and England into the Chesapeake Bay settlements. Jane was such a settler who was indentured in her early twenties and released at about 24, when she married and built herself a farm. This paper tells her story and the story of her times.< Less
Indentured Servitude in the 1640s By Farrukh Khan
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This paper takes a look at the early English settlements in America around Chesapeake Bay and Virginia when the conflict between the Indians and the English settlers had seriously depleted the number... More > of settlers. The Virginia Company, which had started growing tobacco to support the settlements, knew that some way had to be found to increase the number of settlers otherwise the New World would be lost. England was going through trying times under Oliver Cromwell and the War of the Three Kingdoms, with many people wanting to leave for a better life. A system of indentured servitude was introduced to assist new settlers from Europe and England into the Chesapeake Bay settlements. Jane was such a settler who was indentured in her early twenties and released at about 24, when she married and built herself a farm. This paper tells her story and the story of her times.< Less
To Dakota and Back: The Story of an Orphan Train Rider By Judith Kappenman
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Judith Kappenman’s "To Dakota and Back: The Story of an Orphan Train Rider," a biography of her grandfather John Donahue, will take you to Dakota and back, but also into an amazing... More > family saga spanning a century and painfully detailing a shameful period in American history during which orphans were “farmed out” from the East to the Midwest to help families establish new lives. Despite what he felt was a loveless childhood, Donahue prevailed, building a successful life and presiding over a loving and supportive family. Their eventual return to Massachusetts brings the story full circle, and is a family history to be remembered.< Less
Her Sweet Master By Eric Thornton
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Hannah has been forced into indentured servitude by Fiona--her boss of many years. When Fiona's son Rixon buys her off his mom, he takes her under his wing and into his home. Little can stop the two... More > from the sparks that fly between the two of them.< Less
Experiences Of A Country Girl By Rhoda Wilkins
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Originally published as a limited run of 500 copies by New York's little known Juniper Press in 1938, an unsung ground-breaker predating the sexual revolution of the 1960s by 20+ years, but has... More > languished in total obscurity ever since. Our facsimile reprint is the first for 63 years. The story follows the exploits of Lucile, a girl from a poverty-stricken family from the deep-south of the United States. Her insolvent parents approach a local Good 'ole boy type, one Lester Raleigh, for a crucial loan. Mr Raleigh agrees, but only on the rather suspicious premise that Lucile is kept under Mr Raleigh's wing as a slave for insurance purposes (they do things differently in the south!) As Lucile's father already inflicts regular beltings upon his daughter, her parents don't see why not. However, they do not stay true to their terms and conditions, leaving Lucile in Mr Raleigh's servitude for much longer than she anticipated!< Less
A'kni'att Collection By Kelsea Jewell
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Sally has finally decided to escape her indentured servitude and to rescue at least one palace prisoner in the process. . . too bad the prisoner in question is a mentally unbalanced soldier serving... More > her country's enemies. This story has dark humor, fatalism, and a bit of magic. This is the second edition, containing all of the "extra" short stories and artwork.< Less
A'kni'att Collection By Kelsea Jewell
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Sally has finally decided to escape her indentured servitude and to rescue at least one palace prisoner in the process. . . too bad the prisoner in question is a mentally unbalanced soldier serving... More > her country's enemies. This story has dark humor, fatalism, and a bit of magic. This is the second edition, containing all of the "extra" short stories and artwork.< Less
Turnbull's Slaves: A Minorcan Story Plus Taino By Donald H Sullivan
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Here are two complete historical novellas of adventure, danger, and romance. "Turnbull's Slaves" is based on the ill-fated 18th century British Colony at New Smyrna, Florida. It is a story... More > of white slavery, where a wealthy British landowner deceives 1200 indentured Minorcans with promises of land after their servitude, but instead holds them in bondage. A young Minorcan orphan who grew up under slavery rebels. "Taino" is about the people who greeted Columbus upon his arrival in the New World. It tells of their lives before, during, and after Columbus. The story focuses on a young Taino and his bride-to-be and the dangers and hardships they faced.< Less
The Robots Are Taking Over! By Sean Gilbert
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The following is a series of essays and articles I have written over the past couple of years regarding the state of my own personal life (represented as a microcosm) as it is affected or as it... More > relates to the current state of the world. You may view this as an amusement, a random collection of ranting ramblings and off-color observations, but I see it as a survival guide to the twenty first century. It’s all here: Love, sex, religion, the new virtual society, the indenture of corporate servitude, spaceships, giant robot monkeys and the ongoing debate over whether beautiful women are possessed of an anus. No subject is too worldly, wild, taboo or nonsensical to be addressed because the future has no boundaries.< Less
Genealogy of John Lawrence Hester & Godfrey Stough. 1752-1905. By Martin M. Hester
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This book documents the history and genealogy of German immigrants John Lawrence Hester and Godfrey Stough, and their descendants, from 1752 to 1908. Upon landing in America, the new immigrants... More > were immediately sold into indentured servitude and forced to work for many years with no pay under hard and cruel conditions. Their hard working descendants spread throughout the American continent, helping to settle the land, fighting in every war, and serving as leaders at every level of society. Written in 1905 by Martin Mason Hester of Norwalk, Ohio, the book has over eight hundred names, numbered in regular order, and alphabetically indexed, with five-generation ancestor trees. This e-book "reprint" was created by an 8th generation descendant of John L. Hester from zeroxed copies of the original book, so that all Hester and Stough descendants may have access to this part of their family history. 381 pages.< Less