ELLIOT LAKE News

By Michael A. Hoffman

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When White servitude is acknowledged as having existed in America, it is almost always termed as temporary “indentured servitude” or part of the convict trade, which, after the Revolution of 1776, centered on Australia instead of America. The “convicts” transported to America under the 1723 Waltham Act, perhaps numbered 100,000.

The indentured servants who served a tidy little period of 4 to 7 years polishing the master’s silver and china and then taking their place in colonial high society, were a minuscule fraction of the great unsung hundreds of thousands of WHITE slaves who were worked to death in this country (U.S.) from the early l7th century onward.

Up to one-half of all the arrivals in the American colonies were White slaves and they were America’s FIRST slaves. These Whites were slaves for life, long before Blacks…

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