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1779: New State Legislation Annuls the Superior Court's Judgment

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1778–1779 session, a joint committee of the legislature found that “the conduct of the said Quakers in setting their slaves free… was highly criminal and reprehensible,” and the ... More


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Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Chinn was curious about the extent of the cave system of Chinn’s Cave House, so a spelunking team went as far back as possible. The spelunkers and Chinn never finished fully exploring, though in 1966 ... More


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