9780190664282 hardcover ; alkaline paper 0190664282 hardcover ; alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
African American women and the genealogy of slavery Slave plaintiffs and the law Slave plaintiffs and the courts Manumission by wills and deeds Term slaves Descendants of free women The question of residency A journey toward freedom Runaways Husbands and wives Mothers and children Lawyers and their slave clients The Vass slaves of Virginia, 1831-1860.
KF482 .S39 2018
Available in Other Form
Online version: Schweninger, Loren. Appealing for liberty. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
New York, NY : Oxford University Press,