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I was found at the door of a gentleman's house, who sent me to the overseers—I was about a year old then.
JAPHET, IN SEARCH OF A FATHERFREDERICK MARRYAT
The slaves at Bowie, however, declared "Parson" Williams, were pretty well treated and usually respected the overseers.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
There are pictures in Egypt of captives making these bricks with overseers guarding them.
HEROES OF ISRAELTHEODORE GERALD SOARES
The administration of the act was committed to the magistrates and guardians in place of the overseers.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
We want no overseers of the mind; no slave-drivers for the soul.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 7 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Native leaders were consulted by their Turkish overseers, and in one case a Bulgarian governor was appointed.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR BULGARIAEUGENE K. KEEFE, VIOLETA D. BALUYUT, WILLIAM GILOANE, ANNE K. LONG, JAMES M. MOORE, AND NEDA A. WALPOLE
He paid a small rent to the overseers of St. Martins parish, and is called in their books Punchinello.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
Yet the master and the overseers looked on with callous eyes.
FOR FAITH AND FREEDOMWALTER BESANT
The overseers and best workmen had suits of cloth like 54 the Spaniards.
GLIMPSES OF THREE COASTSHELEN HUNT JACKSON
And as to overseers, how could honesty be expected when common morality was not permitted?