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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
Catherine Weissenberg By H G Campbell
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When I started to trace my ancestors I found what I expected at first; miners, woodsmen, soldiers, musicians and even a cordwainer. Going back further I was surprised to find Colonels, Generals, a... More > bank manager, a Highland Chief, Scottish royalty and a Palatine refugee who sold herself into seven years servitude to get to the colony of America. There she was bought by an Irishman who took her to the frontier to keep his house and warm his bed. She had 3 children by him before she achieved her freedom. This woman, my 5 times great-grandmother is lied about in biographies of her owner, my 5 times great grandfather, William Johnson, and traduced on genealogy sites. Here I set out the truth about her with incontrovertible evidence obtained from a man known as Garter via the House of Lords in London, England.< Less
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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
Her Sweet Master By Eric Thorn
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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
Command Performance By Miss Irene Clearmont
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Blackmail, cuckoldry, depravity, and, of course, the most inescapable and perverted female domination. These are the themes of the glorious Miss Irene’s latest outing in the world of... More > involuntary servitude and sexual indenture. All the above descriptions applying to a handsome young man who has the misfortune to find himself sexually attracted to a woman whose evil would have Beelzebub himself nodding with approval. Volume-Length: 48000-words. SEXUALLY EXPLICIT ADULT MATERIAL< Less