Amazing Women: Inspirational Stories by Charles Margerison

By Charles Margerison

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The President surrounded by his slave children! Some insinuations were made James T Callendar wrote an article It was published in the Washington Federalist newspaper However, he had no proof We did not want newspaper headlines such as ‘Slave Mother of President’s Children’ Or, ‘President Has Children with Unmarried Mother’ Therefore, I stayed on the plantation The only city that I visited was Paris It changed my life in some ways, but not in others It was an interlude between slavery It was the start of an incredible relationship A relationship with a man who I trusted One that continued for nearly 40 years Indeed, it lasted longer than most marriages © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 57 Amazing Women A relationship with the most powerful man in the country Except, he could not abolish slavery If he had freed me, I would have had to leave Virginia Because of his debts, he needed slaves to run his plantation In all, he had over 100 slaves However, he did what he could for our family With his help, our daughters, Harriet and Beverley, escaped Our sons stayed on the plantation They were freed in the Master’s Will He died on July 4th 1826, aged 83 I was 53 years old and officially remained a slave My best years were behind me What would happen to me?

I asked ‘You will need a formal gown,’ he replied ‘I will arrange for the dressmaker to create one for you’ As I was about to leave, he said, ‘One other thing’ ‘The King has asked that we be his guests for the weekend’ ‘Please pack whatever you will need for two or three days away’ I raced off to prepare and made a list Shoes, jewellery, dresses and, of course, my night clothes Before the event, the Master arranged a special tutor A well-dressed lady came to see me ‘I have been asked to teach you Court etiquette,’ she said I was taught many things, such as how to converse with the King It was a good job that I had already taken French lessons Once again, I was well prepared and set off in the Master’s coach On arrival, I was amazed by the size and grandeur of the Palace The servants showed us to our living area © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 51 Amazing Women It was magnificent, with paintings and beautiful furniture But, I soon realised one important thing There were no separate bedrooms It was assumed the guests would have their wives or mistresses So, that night, I guessed that I might have another role A role that my mother had mentioned when discussing our family She was a slave mistress to Mr.

The President accompanied by a slave girl! The President surrounded by his slave children! Some insinuations were made James T Callendar wrote an article It was published in the Washington Federalist newspaper However, he had no proof We did not want newspaper headlines such as ‘Slave Mother of President’s Children’ Or, ‘President Has Children with Unmarried Mother’ Therefore, I stayed on the plantation The only city that I visited was Paris It changed my life in some ways, but not in others It was an interlude between slavery It was the start of an incredible relationship A relationship with a man who I trusted One that continued for nearly 40 years Indeed, it lasted longer than most marriages © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 57 Amazing Women A relationship with the most powerful man in the country Except, he could not abolish slavery If he had freed me, I would have had to leave Virginia Because of his debts, he needed slaves to run his plantation In all, he had over 100 slaves However, he did what he could for our family With his help, our daughters, Harriet and Beverley, escaped Our sons stayed on the plantation They were freed in the Master’s Will He died on July 4th 1826, aged 83 I was 53 years old and officially remained a slave My best years were behind me What would happen to me?

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