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Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro

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Helen Tunnicliff Catterall; James J Hayden

Call Number


University of Kentucky Libraries:

Law Library - v.1-5

Special Collections Research Center - v.1 (call# 345 C296)

Young Library - v.1-2 & v.4-5 (call# AS32 .A5 no.374 1926)


Series: Carnegie institution of Washington. Publication no. 374. Papers of the Division of historical research

Published 1926-1937. 5 volumes.

I. Cases from the courts of England, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky

II. Cases from the courts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

III. Cases from the courts of Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana

IV. Cases from the courts of New England, the middle states, and the District of Columbia

V. Cases from the courts of states north of the Ohio and west of the Mississippi rivers, Canada and Jamaica

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NKAA Entry: Legal Status of Slaves in Early Kentucky (court cases)

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“Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed October 3, 2023,

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