2 SLAVE LIFE IN GEORGIA.
of the Eboe tribe. I remember seeing him once,
when he came to visit my mother. He was very
black. I never saw him but that one time, and
though I was quite small, I have a distinct recol¬
lection of him. He and my mother were sepa¬
rated, in consequence of his master's going further
off", and then my mother was forced to take
another husband. She had three children by my
father; myself, and a brother and sister, twins.
My brother's name was Silas, and my sister'sLucy.
My mother's second husband's name was Lamb.
He was the property of a neighbouring planter
and miller named Collier. By him she had three
children; two boys, Curtis and Cain, and a girl
between them called Iraene. We all lived to¬
gether with our mother, in a log cabin, containing
two rooms, one of which we occupied; the other
being inhabited by my mother's niece, Annikie
and her children. It had a mud floor; Ijie sides
were of wattle and daub, and the roof was
thatched over. Our sleeping place was made bv
driving a forked stake into the floor, which served
to support a cross piece of wood, one end of it
resting in the crotch, the other against the shingle
that formed the wall. A plank or two across,
over the top, completed the bed-room arrange-