Mrs Dred Scott

Author: Lea VanderVelde
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019975408X
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Mrs. Emerson said she waved him off, telling him that he was practically free
anyway and that was sufficient. All she asked of him, she said, “was that he take
care of his wife and family.”91 Deftly, she explained her refusal to release him ...

Mrs Dred Scott

Author: Lea VanderVelde
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199710645
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In telling the life of Harriet, Dred's wife and co-litigant in the case, this book provides a compensatory history to the generations of work that missed key sources only recently brought to light.

Redemption Songs

Author: Lea VanderVelde
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199927308
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Thanks to VanderVelde's thorough and original research, we can hear for the first time the vivid stories of a seemingly powerless group who chose to use a legal system that was so often arrayed against them in their fight for freedom from ...

The Color Of Lightning

Author: Paulette Jiles
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061970993
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This is glorious work.” — Washington Post “A gripping, deeply relevant book.” — New York Times Book Review From Paulette Jiles, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Enemy Women and Stormy Weather, comes a ...

The Dred Scott Case

Author: David Thomas Konig
Publisher: Ohio Univ Pr
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"Wreath for Dred Scott's Grave" and "Dred Scon Case Celebrated Here," St. Louis
Post-Dispatch, March 6, 1957. ... Radnor, Pa., "Dred Scott Rests in Peace," Dred
Scott Collection, folder 7, references Mrs. Charles C. Harrison Jr., of Villanova, ...

Oh Do I Remember

Author: Anna Victoria Wilson
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791450383
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Lucy was that type of person who could comprehend the problems bemoaned by
Mrs. Emerson 143 years earlier. DRED SCOTT: SEEKING THE RIGHT TO BE
FREE A reserved lady, Mrs. Emerson was the wife of Dr. John Emerson, a United

Lincoln S Greatest Case The River The Bridge And The Making Of America

Author: Brian McGinty
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 087140785X
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17 VanderVelde, Mrs. Dred Scott, 74–75. Fehrenbacher, The Dred Scott Case,
244, says that the slave built a cabin for Dr. Emerson on the opposite side of the
river (now Iowa). VanderVelde, 75, 345n50, says it is more likely that the cabin
was ...

Defend The Valley

Author: Margaretta Barton Colt
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195132378
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Excerpts from the journals, letters, and memoirs of the Barton and Jones families of Virginia's Shenandoa Valley provide a firsthand glimpse of ordinary people caught up in the hardships of the Civil War

A Historical Introduction To The Law Of Obligations

Author: David J. Ibbetson
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198764113
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Sometimes fragments borrowed from other jurisdictions have been incorporated into the fabric of English law; from time to time ideas developed elsewhere have, at least temporarily, imposed a measure of structure on a common law otherwise ...

Am I Not A Man

Author: Mark L. Shurtleff
Publisher: Valor Pub
ISBN: 9781935546009
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"Dred Scott's inspiring and compelling true story of adventure, courage, love, hatred, and friendship parallels the history of this nation from the long night of slavery to the narrow crack in the door that would ultimately lead to freedom ...