1st Edition

Slavery in North America Vol 4 From the Colonial Period to Emancipation

    From the founding of Jamestown to the American Civil War, slavery and abolition shaped American national, regional and racial identities. This four-volume reset edition draws together rare sources relating to American slavery systems.

    Volume 4: Slavery and Secession Augustin Verot, Slavery and Abolitionism (1861) Addresses Delivered Before the Virginia State Convention by Hon. Fulton Anderson, Commissioner fr om Mississippi, Hon. Henry L. Benning, Commissioner from Georgia, and Hon. John S. Preston, Commissioner from South Carolina (1861) ‘Commonwealth v. Harriette Slave Property of B.B. Cooley & John W. Cooley for Murder of Mrs. Hetty A. Cooley’ (1861) Slavery and the Confederate Experiment ‘Ebony Idols’, Richmond Enquirer (1861) Calvin Henderson Wiley, Scriptural Views of National Trials (1863) Songs Charlie L. Ward, I’m Coming to my Dixie Home ([1861]) D. D. Emmett, ‘I’m Going Home to Dixie’, in Th e Confederate Stars (1861) John Jefferson De Yambert Renfroe, ‘Th e Battle is God’s’ (1863) The Spirit of the South towards Northern Freemen and Soldiers Defending the American Flag against Traitors of the Deepest Dye (1861) The Abolition of Slavery the Right of the Government under the War Power (1861) The Court Martial Trial of Sergeant William Walker (1864) Slavery Destroyed Yeatman, Reports on the Freedmen of the Mississippi, James E. Yeatman, A Report of the Condition of the Freedmen of the Mississippi (1864) Labor, and the Leasing of Plantations along the Mississippi River (1864) Francis W. Pickens, Letter of Hon. Francis W. Pickens. Th e Crops and Condition of the Country. Effects of Emancipation. Th e Different Races of Mankind (1866