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Author Jones, Bernie D.

Title Fathers of conscience [electronic resource] : mixed-race inheritance in the antebellum South / Bernie D. Jones.

Imprint Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2009.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 197 p. : ill.
Series Studies in the legal history of the South
Studies in the legal history of the South.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Righteous fathers, vulnerable old men, and degraded creatures -- Slavery, freedom, and the rule of law -- Justice and mercy in the Kentucky Court of Appeals -- Circling the wagons and clamping down : the Mississippi High Court of Errors and Appeals -- The people of Barnwell against the Supreme Court of South Carolina : the case of Elijah Willis.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Racially mixed people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Illegitimate children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Wills -- Southern States -- Cases.
Inheritance and succession -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Men, White -- Family relationships -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaveholders -- Family relationships -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Family relationships -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Social classes -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780820329802 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820329800 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820332512 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820332518 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780820342306 (e-book)

 
    
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