|CHAPTER I. -- INTRODUCTION|
|CHAPTER II. -- HALEY|
Author's experience. -- Trader's letter. -- Kephart's examination. -- Invoice of human beings. -- Various classes of traders.
|CHAPTER III. -- MR. AND MRS. SHELBY|
Account of a well-regulated plantation. -- Extract from Ingraham.
|CHAPTER IV. -- GEORGE HARRIS|
Advertisements. -- Lewis Clark. -- Mrs. Banton. -- Story of Lewis' sister. -- Mr. Nelson's story. -- Frederick Douglas. -- Josiah Henson's account of the sale of his mother and her children. -- Recent incident in Boston. -- Advertisements for dead or alive.
|CHAPTER V. -- ELIZA|
Author's experience. -- History of a slave-girl and her escape.
|CHAPTER VI. -- UNCLE TOM|
Similar case. -- Old Virginia family servant. -- Bishop Meade's remarks. -- Judge Upshur's servant. -- Instance in Brunswick, Me. -- History of Josiah Henson. -- Uncle Tom's vision. -- Similar facts. -- Story of a Boston lady. -- Instance of the Southern lady on a plantation. -- Story of an African woman. -- Account of old Jacob.
|CHAPTER VII. -- MISS OPHELIA|
Prejudice of color -- Instance in a benevolent lady. -- Dr. Pennington. -- Influence of this upon slaveholders. -- True Christian socialism. -- Amos Lawrence.
|CHAPTER VIII. -- MARIE ST. CLARE|
The Northern Marie St. Clare. -- The Southern Marie St. Clare. -- Degrading punishment of females. -- Dr. Howe's account.
|CHAPTER IX. -- ST. CLARE|
Alfred and Augustine St. Clare representatives of two classes of men. -- Letter of Patrick Henry. -- Southern men reproving Northern men. -- Mr. Mitchell, of Tennessee. -- John Randolph of Roanoke. -- Instance of a sceptic made by the Biblical defence of slavery. -- Baltimore Sun on Biblical defence of slavery. -- Specimen of proslavery preaching.
|CHAPTER X. -- LEGREE|
No test of character required in a master. -- Mr. Dickey's account in "Slavery as It Is." -- "Working up slaves." -- Extracts from Mr. Weld's book. -- Agricultural society's testimony. -- James G. Birney's do. -- Henry Clay's do. -- Samuel Blackwell's. -- Dr. Demming's -- Dr. Channing's. -- Rev. Mr. Barrows'. -- Rev. C. C. Jones'. -- Causes of severe labor on sugar plantations. -- Professor Ingraham's testimony. -- Periodical pressure of labor in the cotton season. --