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AMERICAN SLAVE CODE IN THEORY AND PRACTICE; ITS DISTINCTIVE FEATURES SHOWN BY THE STATUTES, JUDICIAL DECISIONS AND ILLUSTRATIVE FACTS

Goodell, William


Item #: 60500

Pages: xii, 412 pp.
Published: London; Clarke, Beeton and Co.; 1853. Reprinted in 2007.

Subjects: SLAVERY AND THE LAW

This work analyzes slave laws of the Southern Courts of theU.S. and how the laws impact the everyday lives of slaves asa people and as property. It is based upon statutes in thestates and on judicial decisions and "illustrative facts."Includes discussion of slavery among Cherokee and Choctawtribes. Contains a listing of cases cited.

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