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chattel
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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owned property (in law, tangible property other than real estate)
  • In entering upon the duties of a slaveholder, she did not seem to perceive that I sustained to her the relation of a mere chattel, and that for her to treat me as a human being was not only wrong, but dangerously so.
    Chapter 7 (9% in)

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