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Testimony of Wesley Norris… and an investigation of the Custis/Lee-Burke story

December 7, 2008 by

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I did not know this… My name is Wesley Norris; I was born a slave on the plantation of George Parke Custis; after the death of Mr. Custis, Gen. Lee, who had been made executor of the estate, assumed control of the slaves, in number about seventy; it was the general impression among the slaves […]