ISBN-10:
1570030375
ISBN-13:
9781570030376
Pub. Date:
03/01/1995
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860 / Edition 1

Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860 / Edition 1

by Larry Koger

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ISBN-13: 9781570030376
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 03/01/1995
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Historian Larry Koger lives in Largo, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

List of Tables xi

Foreword Xlll



Introduction 1



1. Free Black Slaveholding and the Federal Census 5

2. The Numbers and Distribution of Black Slaveholding 18

3. From Slavery to Freedom to Slaveownership 31

4. “Buying My Chidrum from Ole Massa” 45

5. Neither a Slave Nor a Free Person 69

6. The Woodson Thesis: Fact or Fiction? 80

7. White Rice, White Cotton, Brown Planters, Black Slaves 102

8. Free Black Artisans: A Need for Labor 140

9. The Denmark Vesey Conspiracy: Brown Masters vs. Black Slaves 160

10. No More Black Massa 187



Appendix A. Tables for Chapter One 201

Appendix B. Table for Chapter Two 209

Appendix C. Tables for Chapter Six 231



Notes 235

Index 275

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