Georgia Plantation Essays

Journal of Residence on a Georgia Plantation

The book ‘Journal of Residence on a Georgia Plantation’ was based on the writings of Mrs. Francis Kemble. Kemble wrote to her friend Elizabeth Dwight Sedgwick in England regularly, and the book is based upon her memories of the year she spent at the plantation, and these letters. She corresponded to her friend in great detail about her observations of life on the plantation and the brutality and inhumanity of treatment that she witnessed. Ms. Kemble strongly believed that it…

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