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FUGITIVE SLAVES AND AMERICAN COURTS: THE PAMPHLET LIBERATURE

Finkelman, Paul


Item #: 62362
Published: OE; Garland Publishers; Reprinted in 2007.

Series: SLAVERY, RACE, AND THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM, 1700-1872
Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, SLAVERY AND THE LAW

This set contains facsimiles of 56 rare pamphlets relatingto court cases involving fugitive slaves. As in thecompanion set, Southern Slaves in Free State Courts, somepamphlets were part of the public debate over judicialdecisions. Others used cases to promote the antislaverycause or, in some instances, support or justify slavery.Reprinted from the series Slavery, Race and the AmericanLegal System, 1700-1872.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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