"Virginias first legally recognized slave was enslaved by a black man to protect him from slavery"
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Scene: 18 - INT. SCARBOROUGH MANOR HOUSE - PARLOR - DAY
The room is full of men, standing and sitting, with mugs ofale in hand, and cigars and pipes billowing smoke.
FRANCIS PAYNE, a local black planter, addresses the group,with a book in his hand.
Laughter rises and subsides.
The group responds with a mixture of reactions. They areinterrupted by MRS. SCARBOROUGH, who first signals herhusband.