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A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Joan E. Cashin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book deals with the westward migration of the planter families of the seaboard South in the years before the Civil War. The book examines the decision of families to migrate, the effects ... More


A New World: Journey and Settlement

Joan E Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As migration became the new measurement of a planter's son's success, planter men, women, and their slaves went on the journey towards the Southwest. Though they have moved from border to border ... More


Introduction

Joan E. Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Migration is defined by the transition of people from one specific geographical area to another. Within the process of this transfer from border to border, a lot of changes is to be undergone in all ... More


A Fragile Freedom: The Story of Margaret Bettingall and Her Daughters

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers

in Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835050
eISBN:
9781469602592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869093_myers.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Barbara Tunno Barquet became ensnared in the legal battles of a wealthy South Carolina couple. That year, Elizabeth Heyward Hamilton, a member of a powerful planter family, ... More


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