Newburyport Public Library

Notes on the history of slavery in Massachusetts, by George H. Moore, librarian of the New-York Historical Society and corresponding member of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Table Of Contents
Early history of slavery in Massachusetts -- The law of slavery in Massachusetts -- Slavery of Indians in Massachusetts -- Statistics of slave-population -- Earliest anti-slavery movments in America, in Rhode Island and Pennsylvania -- "The freedom suits." -- The doctrine of prize in Negroes -- Progress of public opinion on slavery in Massachusetts during the Revolution -- The Constitution of 1780 -- Abolition of the slave-trade
Literary Form
non fiction
Publisher's advertisements: 4 pages at end
Physical Description
iv, 256, 2, 2 pages, 24 cm

Library Locations

  • Newburyport Public Library

    94 State Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950, US