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Richard Frethorne Describes Indentured Servitude In Early America [ 1623 AD ]

Life in early colonial Virginia was difficult, brutish, and short-lived as it got for a seventeenth-century Englishmen, as shown in the sufferings of Richard Frethorne. In today’s post, readers get to look at Frethrone’s letters home. It is a great account as to what life was like for an Indentured servant in the new world and their experiences.

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