her to accept. She lived very happily with her husband for thirty years,
and they had eight children, two sons and six daughters.
The name of the ship that left Glasgow for America was called Grand
Design. Sarah and her sister survived sixty days on Seguin Island.
Jason Brown is the author of Driving the Heart and Other Stories
and Why the Devil Chose New England for His Work, a collection
of linked stories. He is also a winner of the Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize from the Missouri Review. “Sarah Campbell’s Story”
is from his new collection, A Faithful but Melancholy Account of
Several Barbarities Lately Committed, which will be published
by TMR Books in November.