fredrick Douglass

"food and shelter"

“Here, too, the slaves of all the other farms received their monthly allowance of food, and their yearly clothing. The men and women slaves received, as their monthly allowance of food, eight pounds of pork, or its equivalent in fish, and one bushel of corn meal”

Excerpt From: Douglass, Fredrick. “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.” iBooks.

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