Kidnappers in Philadelphia: Isaac Hopper's Tales of Oppression, 1780-1843, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Kidnappers in Philadelphia

Isaac Hopper's Tales of Oppression, 1780-1843, 1st Edition

By Daniel E. Meaders


390 pages

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First published in 1994, Kidnappers in Philadelphia: Isaac Hopper's Tales of Oppression 1780-1843 collates Isaac Hoppers original tales. Complementing the original seventy-nine compiled narratives, this expanded edition features "The Life of Cooper" and seven newly discovered slave narratives published by Isaac Hopper in the National Anti-Slavery Standard between June and September 1840. The original index of planter's names and a new comprehensive general index will help readers locate valuable historical information.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Haitian Slave 2. Peter Johnson. 3. A Child Kidnapped. 4. Cyrus Field. 5. Peter. 6. Kidnapped into Slavery. 7. Romaine. 8. A Maryland Fugitive. 9. Richard Allen. 10. Daniel Benson. 11. Samuel Curtis. 12. A Kidnapping Ring. 13. Samuel Clark. 14. Reuben Moore. 15. Phebe. 16. Thomoas Hughes. 17. Emery Sadler. 18. Stephen Lamaire. 19. Wagelma. 20. William Bachelor. 21. Prince Hopkins. 22. Germaine. 23. Joe. 24. Pegg. 25. Sarah Roach and Child. 26. George Cooper. 27. Maryland Slave. 28. Solomon Clarkson. 29. Levin Smith. 30. Samuel Wilson. 31. Philadelphia Apprentice. 32. Ben. 33. Thomas Hughes and John Darg. 34. Anne Garrison. 35. James Poovey. 36. Virginia Fugitive. 37. James Davis. 38. Mrs. Morris. 39. New Jersey Slave. 40. Maryland Slave. 41. East Jersey Slave. 42. Maryland Slaves. 43. Phebe Numbers. 44. Red Betsey. 45. James Hall. 46. Mary Holliday. 47. A Slave Hunter Defeated. 48. An Aged Bondman. 49. James. 50. Uncle Beck. 51. Tobias Boudinot. 52. Ben Jackson. 53. Self-emanciated Couple. 54. Samuel Johnson. 55. Virginia Slave. 56. The Foreign Slave. 57. The Fraudulent Indenture. 58. Chattel Restored to Manhood. 59. Charles Webster. 60. Tom. 61. What's in a Name? 62. William Anderson. 63. The Traitor. 64. Tender Mercies of a Slaveholder. 65. Benjamin Clark. 66. Poor Amy. 67. The Patriarchal System. 68. William Healy. 69. Theodore. 70. Caesar King. 71. Maryland Slave. 72. The Slave Trader. 73. William Wright. 74. Peter. 75. Mary. 76. James Williams. 77. Thomas Harrison. 78. Tom. 79. William Dixon.

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