York University Libraries adds Slavery and the Law

York University Libraries recently acquired the latest installment from ProQuest’s History VaultSlavery and the Law:

The Slavery and the Law collection provides insight to scholars, students, and general readers of the humanities into testimony on a range of subjects by a variety of southerners—Black and white, slave and free, slaveholder and non-slaveholder, man and woman. It shows how complex political, economic, legal, and social conditions affected the lives of southerners, Black and white, male and female, slave and free.
 
This collection includes the following:
 
• Judicial Cases Concerning American Slavery &  The Negro, Edited By Helen Tunnicliff Catterall
• Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd
• Race, Slavery, And Free Blacks Series I: Petitions to Southern Legislatures, 1777–1867
• Race, Slavery, And Free Blacks Series II: Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1777–1867 Part A: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi
• Race, Slavery, And Free Blacks Series II: Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1777–1867 Part B: Delaware, District of Columbia, and Maryland
• Race, Slavery, And Free Blacks Series II: Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1777–1867 Part C: Virginia and Kentucky
• Race, Slavery, And Free Blacks Series II: Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1777–1867 Part D: North Carolina and South Carolina
• Race, Slavery, And Free Blacks Series II: Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1777–1867 Part E: Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas
• Race, Slavery, And Free Blacks Series II: Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1777–1867 Part F: Louisiana (1775–1867)
• State Slavery Statutes (1789–1865)
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