Flush times and fever dreams : a story of capitalism and slavery in the age of Jackson /

"In 1834 Virgil Stewart rode from western Tennessee to a territory known as the "Arkansas morass" in pursuit of John Murrell, a thief accused of stealing two slaves. Stewart's adventure led to a sensational trial and a wildly popular published account that would ultimately help t...

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Main Author: Rothman, Joshua D.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2012.
Series:Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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