ProQuest History Vault: Slavery and the Law, 1777 - 1867

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ProQuest History Vault: Slavery and the Law, 1777 - 1867 is an archive of primary sources related to slavery in the United States, including state slavery statutes from 1789 - 1865, petitions to state legislatures and county courts, and judicial cases. This collection includes scholarly works on slavery: Judicial Cases Concerning American Slavery and the Negro (1926) by Helen Tunnicliff Catterall and James John Hayden, and The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States (1862) by John Codman Hurd.