On the edge of freedom : the fugitive slave issue in south central Pennsylvania, 1820-1870
New York :
Fordham University Press,
|Series:||North's Civil War.
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction: The Fugitive Slave Issue on "the Edge of Freedom"
- South Central Pennsylvania, Fugitive Slaves, and the Underground Railroad
- Thaddeus Stevens' Dilemma, Colonizationism, and the Turbulent Years of Early Antislavery in Adams County, 1835-39
- Antislavery Petitioning in South Central Pennsylvania
- The Fugitive Slave Issue on Trial : The 1840s in South Central Pennsylvania
- Controversy and Christiana : The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1850-51
- Interlude: Kidnapping, Kansas, and the Rise of Race-Based Partisanship : The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1852-57
- Revival of the Fugitive Slave Issue, 1858-61
- Contrabands, "White Victories, " and the Ultimate Slave Hunt : The Recasting the Fugitive Slave Issue in Civil War South Central Pennsylvania
- After the Shooting : South Central Pennsylvania after the Civil War
- Conclusion: The Postwar Ramifications of the Fugitive Slave Issue "On the Edge of Freedom"
- Appendix A: Selected Fugitive Slave Advertisements, 1818-1828
- Appendix B: 1828 South Central Pennsylvania Petition Opposing Slavery in the District of Columbia
- Appendix C: 1847 Gettysburg African American Petition
- Appendix D: 1846 Adams County Petition
- Appendix E: 1861 Franklin County Pro-Colonization Petition
- Appendix F: 1861 Adams County Pro-Colonization Petition
- Appendix G: [Second] 1861 Adams County Pro-Colonization Petition
- Appendix H: 1861 Doylestown, Bucks County Pro-Colonization Petition
- Appendix I: 1861 Newtown, Bucks County Pro-Personal Liberty Law Petition.