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In the shadow of the Civil War : Passmore Williamson and the rescue of Jane Johnson

Author: Nat Brandt; Yanna Brandt
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Six years before the onset of the Civil War, two courageous figures - one a free white man and one an enslaved black woman - risked personal liberty to ensure each other's freedom in an explosive  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trial and arbitral proceedings
Biography
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Passmore Williamson; Jane Johnson; Passmore Williamson; Jane Johnson; Passmore Williamson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nat Brandt; Yanna Brandt
ISBN: 9781570036873 157003687X
OCLC Number: 77708574
Description: xiv, 216 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The chronicler --
The Quaker --
The slave woman --
The rescue --
The city --
The slave master --
The judge --
Consequences --
Pandora's box --
Moyamensing --
Votes for and against --
Stranded --
Two surprise witnesses --
Legalistics --
Revenge --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Nat Brandt ; with Yanna Kroyt Brandt.
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