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The Resource Mrs. Dred Scott : a life on slavery's frontier, Lea VanderVelde

Mrs. Dred Scott : a life on slavery's frontier, Lea VanderVelde

Label
Mrs. Dred Scott : a life on slavery's frontier
Title
Mrs. Dred Scott
Title remainder
a life on slavery's frontier
Statement of responsibility
Lea VanderVelde
Title variation
Mistress Dred Scott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In telling the life of Harriet, Dred's wife and co-litigant in the case, this book provides a compensatory history to the generations of work that missed key sources only recently brought to light. Moreover, it gives insight into the reasons and ways that slaves used the courts to establish their freedom. --from publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
VanderVelde, Lea
Dewey number
973.7/115092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E444.S38
LC item number
V36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scott, Harriet
  • Scott, Dred
  • Women slaves
  • Slaves
  • Scott, Dred
  • Scott, Dred
  • Ehefrau
Label
Mrs. Dred Scott : a life on slavery's frontier, Lea VanderVelde
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0821/2008027920.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [443]-466) and index
Contents
Wife of a celebrity -- 1835 : arriving on the frontier -- Settling in -- Entertaining guests at the Indian Agency -- Late summer harvest -- Wintering over at St. Peter's Agency -- Winters deep -- 1836 : spring and the change of the guard -- Celestial explorers -- Call of the wood as a prelude to treaty -- 1837 : treaty made before her eyes -- Marriage : together alone -- Traveling the length of the river -- New baby in a new land -- Deteriorating community -- Battles and baptisms -- Taliaferro's last stand -- Leaving Minnesota and its new tribunals -- While the doctor was away : St. Louis, 1840-43 -- House of Chouteau -- Black social life of St. Louis -- Doctor returns -- 1843 Interlude : Jefferson barracks between wars of national expansion -- Dred with the army of observation and Harriet with the children in St. Louis -- Courthouse and the jail -- Other matters at the courthouse -- Filing suit again -- 1849 : trial by pestilence, trial by fire -- Declared free -- Missouri changes its course -- Before the high court -- Aftermath and epilogue
Control code
ocn221155247
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 480 p., [6] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195366563
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027920
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)221155247
Label
Mrs. Dred Scott : a life on slavery's frontier, Lea VanderVelde
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0821/2008027920.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [443]-466) and index
Contents
Wife of a celebrity -- 1835 : arriving on the frontier -- Settling in -- Entertaining guests at the Indian Agency -- Late summer harvest -- Wintering over at St. Peter's Agency -- Winters deep -- 1836 : spring and the change of the guard -- Celestial explorers -- Call of the wood as a prelude to treaty -- 1837 : treaty made before her eyes -- Marriage : together alone -- Traveling the length of the river -- New baby in a new land -- Deteriorating community -- Battles and baptisms -- Taliaferro's last stand -- Leaving Minnesota and its new tribunals -- While the doctor was away : St. Louis, 1840-43 -- House of Chouteau -- Black social life of St. Louis -- Doctor returns -- 1843 Interlude : Jefferson barracks between wars of national expansion -- Dred with the army of observation and Harriet with the children in St. Louis -- Courthouse and the jail -- Other matters at the courthouse -- Filing suit again -- 1849 : trial by pestilence, trial by fire -- Declared free -- Missouri changes its course -- Before the high court -- Aftermath and epilogue
Control code
ocn221155247
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 480 p., [6] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195366563
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027920
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)221155247

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