Frederick Douglass about slavery (“Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave”, 1845) - The last and most successful one was that of tarring his fence all around; after which, if a slave was caught with any tar upon his person, it was deemed sufficient proof that he had either been into the garden, or had tried to get in.
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The last and most successful one was that of tarring his fence all around; after which, if a slave was caught with any tar upon his person, it was deemed sufficient proof that he had either been into the garden, or had tried to get in.
 Frederick DouglassNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845). copy citation

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