Free Blacks, slaves, and slaveowners in civil and criminal courts : the pamphlet literature /
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- Clark, N.J. : Lawbook Exchange, 2007.
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- Free Blacks, slaves, and slaveowners in civil and criminal courts : the pamphlet literature / edited with an introduction by Paul Finkelman.
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Lawbook Exchange, 2007
Slavery, race, and the American legal system, 1700-1872 ; series VI, v. 1-2.
- Item Description:
Originally published: New York : Garland Pub., 1988. (Slavery, race, and the American legal system, 1700-1872 ; ser. 6).Reprint of pamphlets originally published 1797-1883.
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2 volumes ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
- Clark, N.J. : Lawbook Exchange, 2007.
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Table of Contents
- The trial and execution, for petit treason, of Mark and Phillis, slaves of Capt. John Codman, who murdered their master at Charleston, Mass., in 1755; for which the man was hanged and gibbeted, and the woman was burned to death, including, also, some account of other punishments by burning in Massachusetts / Abner Cheney Goodell, Jr
- The address of Abraham Jolinstone, a black man, who was hanged at Woodbury in the county of Glocester, and state of New Jersey ... to which is added his dying confession / Abraham Johnstone
- The life and confession of Cato, a slave of Elijah Mount, of Charleston, in the county of Montgomery, who was executed at Johnstown on the 22nd day of April 1803 for the murder of Mary Akins
- A faithful report of the trial of doctor William Little, on an indictment for an assault and battery, committed upon the body of his lawftl wife, Mrs. Jane Little, a Black lady
- The commissioners of the alms-house vs. Alexander Whistelo, a black man; being a remarkable case of bastardy, tried and adjudged by the mayor, recorder, and several Aldermen of the city of New York
- The trial of Amos Broad and his wife, on three several indictments for assaulting and beating Betty, a slave, and her little female child Sarah, aged three years. Had at the Court of Special Sessions of the Peace, held in and for the city and county of New York, at the city hall, of the said city, on Tuesday, the 28th of February, 1809 ...
- Report of the trial of Susanna, a coloured woman : before the Hon. Ambrose Spencer, Esq. at a Court of Oyer and Terminer, and gaol delivery, held at the city of Schenectady, on the 23rd October, 1810. On a charge of having murdered her infant male bastard child, on the night of the 22nd June, 1810 / W. Warner Henry
- Report of the trial of James Johnson, a black man, for the murder of Lewis Robinson, a black man, on the 23rd of October last. Published from the short hand notes of William Sampson, Esq.
- The opinion of the Hon. William Johnson, delivered on the 7th of August, 1823, in the case of the arrest of the British seaman under the 3rd section of the State Act, entitled, "An Act for the Better Regulation of Free Negroes and Persons of Colour, and for other purposes," passed in December last. Ex parte Henry Elkison, a subject of his Britannic Majesty, vs. Francis G. Deliesseline, Sheriff of Charleston District / William Johnson
- Volume 2. The argument of Benj. Faneuil Hunt, in the case of the arrest of the person claiming to be a British seaman, under the 3d section of the State Act of Dec. 1822 in relation to negroes & c., before the Hon Judge Johnson, circuit judge of the United States ... / Benjamin Faneuil Hunt
- The last will and testament of William Turpin / William Turpin
- Opinion of the Hon. John Fox, president judge of the judicial district composed of the counties of Bucks and Montgomery, against the exercise of negro suffrage in Pennsylvania / John Fox
- Exposition of the proceedings of John P. Darg, Henry W. Merritt, and others, in relation to the robbery of Darg, the elopment of this alleged slave, and the trial of Barney Corse, who was unjustly tried as an accessary / Isaac T. Hopper
- A brief history of an attempt during the last session of the legislature in 1841 to interfere with the judgments of the courts, in relation to the wills of the late Captain Ross and Mrs. Reed / John Ker
- A refutation of the slander and falsehoods contained in a pamphlet, entitled, Sally Miller, with the entire evidence in the case of Sally Miller vs. L. Belmonti & al. on which the Supreme Court decide she was entitled to her freedom / John F. Miller
- Agreement of William H. Seward in defence of William Freeman, on his trial for murder, at Auburn, July 21st and 22nd, 1846 / William Henry Seward
- Argument for the defendant in the case of Benjamin Harris v. James M. Wall, in the Supreme Court of the United States / C. R. Clifton
- A picture of slavery drawn from the decisions of southern courts
- Validity of slave marriages, opinion by Hon. James B. Bradwell, probate judge / James Bradwell
- Slave contracts. In court. Charge of His Honor Judge T. J. Mackey, sixth circuit South Carolina to the jury in the case of W. M. McCollum, administrator vs. J. C. Robinson and Harvey Jaggers.