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STATUTES ON SLAVERY: THE PAMPHLET LITERATURE

Finkelman, Paul


Item #: 62367
Published: OE; Garland Publishers; Reprinted in 2007.

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

There are 19 facsimiles in theses two volumes. All arecollections of slave statutes. Some were intended forpracticing lawyers, others were published by abolitionistsor supporters of the peculiar institution to influencepublic opinion. Highlights include Sketch of the LawsRelating to Slavery in the Several States of the UnitedStates of America (1827), Address to the Citizens of theState of Ohio Concerning What Are Called the Black Laws(1848), the Slave Codes of Illinois (1841), and the Districtof Columbia (1862). Reprinted from the Garland seriesSlavery, Race and the American Legal System, 1700-1872.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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