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  • Collection: Indentured Servitude in Colonial America

This is a first hand account by Gottlieb Mittelberger, who was a German schoolmaster and organist who traveled to Pennsylvania in 1750. He goes over the experiences he and others endured during travel to colonial America. The ships were extremely…

Letters of America is a first-hand account by William Eddis who lived in Maryland and saw the life of servants and slaves. He talks about the common misconceptions that people have of indentured servants and their reasons for leaving. He contrasts…
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