Quotation by Sylvia Dubois

[Upon being asked if, in the primitive Hunterdon County, New Jersey, mountain town where she lived, there was "any distinction of color" among the residents]: No, not a bit, The niggers and whites all live together. The whites are just as good as the niggers, and both are as bad as the devil can make 'em.
Sylvia Dubois (1788?–1889), African American slave and hog breeder. As quoted in Silvia Dubois, a Biografy of the Slav Who Whipt Her Mistres and Gand Her Fredom, interview dated January 27, 1883, by C. W. Larison (1883).
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