[Cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of North-Carolina] [electronic resource].

North Carolina. Supreme Court [Browse]
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Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2013.


Slavery, abolition & social justice. [More in this series]
Summary note
This collection consists of extracts of printed summaries of cases relating to slavery and/or African Americans heard in the Supreme Court of North Carolina between 1826 and 1834, and reported by Thomas P. Devereux. It comprises cases heard in the court of Raleigh. Topics covered include: slavery, slavery and agriculture, freedmen and free Black settlements, the abolition movement, varieties of slave experience, fugitive slaves, slave testimony, master and slave relationship, treatment of slaves, female slaves, child slaves, slave families, wills, sale of slaves, contested ownership of slaves, interracial sexual relations, legal status of slaves, plantations, and emancipation.
  • Electronic reproduction of extracts from: North Carolina reports, v. 12-15 (1829-1836), reporter, Thomas P. Devereux. The reports are listed among the North Carolina State Archives Supreme Court documents within the "Slavery, abolition and social justice, 1490-2007" resource.
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Location of originals
North Carolina State Archives
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