Black litigants in the antebellum American South /
"This work explores free and enslaved African Americans' involvement in a broad range of civil actions in the Natchez district of Mississippi and Louisiana between 1800 and 1860. Though the antebellum southern courts have long been understood as institutions supporting the class interests...
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|Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 
|John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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