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“This question is interesting to her alone: for to the middle, the Southern and Western States they are of no direct concern; of no more than the culture of tobacco, rice and cotton to Massachusets.”
“Alick was the only hope — he may not cotton to me, exactly, but when I told him how you were under the same roof as Maka Khan and the Akali, didn't he jump, just?”
Flashman and the Mountain of Light
“You don't cotton to Jews, do you, Heber?" asked Macomber.”
Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry
“But when he afterwards told me he wanted me to take a load of cotton to Memphis, my heart misgave me, I felt sure, in my mind, that I was to be sold from the slave-pens at Memphis.”
Biography of a Slave
“Fire-red hair streamed over both her shoulders, pert breasts nudging the well-worn cotton to part the curtain of hair.”
“He and the youngsters seemed to cotton to the new man, and just before Doc Hoover was due to get back they called a special meeting, and retired the old man with the title of pastor emeritus.”
Old Gorgon Graham
“I was by far the largest loser, but no one has thus far seen fit to take any notice of the fact, nor given me [unclear] for destroying rather than refusing the cotton to fall into the Enemy's hands.”
“In pursuance of your Special Order, No. 31, directed to me and dated December 1st, 1862, I issued to Thomas E. Helm, Salt Agent, ten thousand dollars, (say $10,000, **) to purchase cotton to be exchanged for salt.”
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