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Atter de war my pappy an' mammy brung us ter Raleigh whar I'se been libin' since dat time.
I doan r'member my mammy an' pappy case dey wuz sold 'fore I knowed anything.
My pappy made a good crop of corn, wheat an' other food on dis land.
When pappy wuz makin' his crop some of de others would ask him why he didn' take up some of his crop and get somethin' to eat.
Later on in years my pappy an mammy come here in Durham an' bought a home.
Mebbe dey leaves babies t' home, mebbe jes' pappy an' mammy.
Lotta men want me t' go t' foreign land, but I tell 'em I go live wif mah pappy, long as he live.
I stay wif de white folks 'bout twelve months, den I stay wif mah pappy, long as he live.
Dat mean dat I wuz to mix de special dram dat I done learned from my gran'pappy.
Her pappy—I know all 'bout her pappy—he meant his lil girl should have learnin' with de best, and oh, de gracious me!
MAID SALLYHARRIET A. CHEEVER

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