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Characters By Chapter
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Remy Hale
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CH   FIRST NAME   LAST NAME   DESCRIPTION
1   Charlotte       Best seamstress. aka: Mauma
    Missus       Taught short bible verses to Hetty.
    Rosetta       An old slave.
    Aunt-sister       The cook.
    Tomfry       Gentleman's servant.
    Hardtime       Mauma's brother.
    Hetty       Lady's maid. aka: Handful.
    Mrs.   King   Always had a Tuesday party.
    Maria       The laundry slave.
    Prince       Yard servant.
    Cindie       Mother's maid.
    Binah       Nursery servant.
    Anna       The one who slept with her thumb in mouth.
    Booga   Hag   An old woman who rode about on a broom.
    Ben       Sarah's brother.
    Henry       Ben's brother.
    Eliza       Had a habit of slipping into the bed to hide from Booga.
    John       First born child of the Grimke.
    Thomas       Sarah's favorite brother.
    Mary       Sarah's older sister.
    Frederick       Mary's brother.
    John Paul   Grimke   Judge on South Carolina's highest court. Sarah's father.
    Sarah   Grimke   Sixth born child and second daughter.
    Lucy       Sarah's waiting maid.
    Mrs.   Russel   Mother's friend.
    Madame   Ruffin   Sarah's tutor and French nemesis.
    Old Snow       The carriage driver.
    Sabe       Coachman.
    Eli       House servant.
    Phoebe       Kitchen servant.
    Shanney       A field slave.
    Tom       A blacksmith slave.
    Dr.   Geddings   Family's physcian.
2   Angelina       Sarah's godchild. aka: Nina.
    Amelia Jane       Sarah's old maid aunt.
    Sally   Drayton   Thomas's wife.
    Burke   Williams   A guy Sarah was dating.
    Goodis       Footman at the plantation.
    Peggy       Slave who did the weaving.
    Hiram       Black stallion.
    Stable   Mucker   Yard servant.
    Jimmie       Male crab.
    Sook       Female crab.
    Denmark   Vesey   Sky's father.
    Miss   Parodi   The one who saw the letter given to Sarah.
    Mrs.   Drayton   Thomas's mother-in-law.
    Mr.   Drayton   Thomas's father-in-law.
Daniel Hugar Father's lawyer's friend.
    Franny       Sally's cousin.
    Henry   Kollack   A famous preacher.
3   Jess       A good and kind slave.
    Gullah   Jack   Right-hand man of Mr Vesey.
    Philip   Physick   A surgeon from Philadelphia.
    Minta       A new maid.
    Susan       Mr. Vesey's wife.
    Althea       A friendly sister.
    Monday   Gell   Lost something that Denmark had set off.
    Robert   Martin   Slave preacher.
    Mrs.   Todd   Rented a room for Sarah.
    Israel   Morris   A broker.
    Rebecca       Israel's wife.
    John   Woolman   A great defender of faith.
    Henry   Clay   A great pacifier.
    Catherine       Israel's sister.
4   Becky       Israel's six-year-old daughter.
    Lucretia   Mott   Sarah's defender.
    Hilde       A free black girl.
    Joh   Prioleau   House slave's owner.
    William   Paul   A braggart.
5   Jenny       Handful's sister. aka: Sky.
    Little Israel       Israel's son who will get married.
    James       Lucretia's husband.
    Jane   Bettleman   Attended women's meetings at Arc Street.
    Mr.   Bettleman   Jane's husband.
    Samuel   Bettleman   A most powerful figure.
    Dr.   McIntire   Superintendent of Sabbah School.
    Wilcos       Held a branding iron in the fire.
6   Edward       Jane Bettleman's son.
    Sarah M.   Douglas   Teacher in school for black children.
    Grace       Sarah Mapps's mother.
    Elizur   Wright   The one who was entrusted to forward the letter.
    Hector       The new butler.
    Robert   Hayne   The nullifier.
    Mrs.   Shittier   John Greenleaf's mother.
    John G.   Whittier   Theodore's close friend.
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