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Olaudah Equiano - Life on the plantations


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Olaudah Equiano, describes Life on the plantations in his autobiography:

I have seen a slave beaten till some of his bones were broken, for only letting a pot boil over. I have seen slaves put into scales and weighed, and then sold from three pence to nine pence a pound.

The interesting life of Olaudah Equiano 1789

12th Mar 2008 by Diane Earl

Citizenship, History

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