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Cecelia and FannyThe Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress$
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Brad Asher

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780813134147

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.001.0001

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Fanny: Learning to Be a Slave Owner

Fanny: Learning to Be a Slave Owner

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(p.18) Chapter 2 Fanny: Learning to Be a Slave Owner
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Cecelia and Fanny
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Brad Asher

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0002

This chapter describes the process by which Fanny was educated to the duties and challenges of slave ownership. Cecelia was purchased as an infant by Fanny's father and eventually became Fanny's personal property, and the chapter discusses the evolving relationship between the two girls. It also delves into Fanny's family history and suggests how her father's attitudes shaped Fanny's views on slavery and slave management.

Keywords:   slave management, slaveholders, Kentucky, Thruston, Louisville, slave hiring, urban slavery

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