Story of Black Servant on Boat

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Story of Black Servant on Boat - JUVENILE HEROISM. The captain of a shi n beinn-...
JUVENILE HEROISM. The captain of a shi n beinn- beinn- nhsrt' frnm it mt day, on board another vcsseL -while -while he was gone a storm arose, which in a short time made an entire entire wreck of his own ship to which it was impossible impossible for him to return. He had left on board two little boys, the one four, the other five years old, under the care of a black servant, j ! The people struggled to get out of tlic sinking-ship sinking-ship sinking-ship into a large boat ; and the poor black took his two little children, tied them into a bag, and put in a little pot of sweetmeats for them,slun them across his shoulders,, and put them into the boat, which by this time was quite full '; the black was stepping into it Jiimself but was told by the master there was no' room for hid, that either he or the children must perish ; for the 'weight of both would sink the boat. : ' T The heroic negro did. not hesitate, a moment Ve we V' said he, "give my duty to my ma ter, and tell him I beg pardon fdr all my faults." And then guess the rest plunged to the bottom, bottom, never to rise again till the sea shall give up its dead. Par. Mag. , III ;

Clipped from The Biblical Recorder11 Feb 1835, WedPage 4

The Biblical Recorder (Raleigh, North Carolina)11 Feb 1835, WedPage 4
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