The mistress should give her consent before any man, including the master, had In these mistress-run sexual dealings, female slave volition was disregarded
Slave women were forced to comply with sexual advances by their masters child of a white man would not be freed based upon patriarchal genealogy. These children also became a sore reminder for the mistress of her husbands infidelity.
As adults, white women often tore black women away from their babies so they could nurse the white mistress' baby instead. To this end, white