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The history of Negro servitude in Illinois, and of the slavery agitation in that state, 1719-1864 / by N. Dwight Harris ...

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [H] ISLM 326.9 H315N (Text) 0000102969581 Holliday Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: x pages, 1 leaf, 276 pages : frontispiece, portraits, facsimile ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., 1904.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-257).
Formatted Contents Note:
The beginnings of slavery in the Illinois country, 1719-1783 -- Slavery in the Illinois territory, 1800-1818 -- Slavery and the constitution of 1818 -- The contest for a convention, 1820-1824 -- Negro servitude under the constitution of 1818 -- The Lovejoy episode in St. Louis -- The Lovejoy episode continued in Alton -- The slavery question in the courts, 1819-1864 -- The beginnings of anti-slavery agitation -- The origin of the Illinois Liberty Party and the Free Soil Party -- The Free Soil, Free Democratic, and Republican parties, 1848-1856 -- Later slavery agitation and the Lincoln-Douglas debates -- The progress of sentiment of the Negro question, 1840-1875 -- Bibliography -- Specimen copies of slave papers -- Data relative to the contest of 1823-24 -- Table of abolition votes.
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Subject: Slavery > Illinois.
African Americans > Illinois.
Slavery > United States > Legal status of slaves in free states.

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