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Fathers of conscience
Bernie D. Jones

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Fathers of conscience
mixed-race inheritance in the antebellum South
Bernie D. Jones.

Published 2009 by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Inheritance rights in the antebellum South
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
Conclusion: The law's paradox of property and power : the significance of geography
Appendix one: Case indexes
Appendix two: Opinions on the emancipation of slaves during George Robertson's tenure as chief justice
Appendix three: Supplementary information regarding Willis v. Jolliffe.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.



Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
KF4755 .J66 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
0820329800, 0820332518
9780820329802, 9780820332512
LC Control Number
Library Thing
6323672 6694229


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