Finkelman, Paul, Editor. Slave Rebels, Abolitionists, and Southern Courts: The Pamphlet Literature. New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1988. 2 Vols. 1,184 pp. With a New Introduction by Paul Finkelman. Reprinted 2007, 2013 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 97811584777441. ISBN-10: 1584777443. Hardcover. New. $195. * 24 Pamphlets reprinted in facsimile, in 2 volumes, with a New Introduction by Paul Finkelman: 1. Martin, David. Trial of the Rev. Jacob Gruber, Minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church, at the March Term, 1819, in the Frederick County Court, for a Misdemeanor. Fredericktown, 1819. 111 pp. 2. Hamilton, James Jr. Negro Plot. An Account of the Late Intended Insurrection among a Portion of the Blacks of the City of Charleston, South Carolina. Boston, 1822. 50 pp. 3. Pinckney, Thomas. Reflections, Occasioned by the Late Disturbances in Charleston, by Achates. Charleston, 1822. 30 pp. 4. Garrison, William Lloyd. A Brief Sketch of the Trial of William Lloyd Garrison, for an Alleged Libel on Francis Todd, of Massachusetts (1830). 8 pp. 5. Garrison, William Lloyd. A Sketch of the Trial of William Lloyd Garrison, for an Alleged Libel on Francis Todd, of Newburyport, Mass., (1834). Boston, 1834. 24 pp. 6. Turner, Nat. Confession of Nat Turner, Leader of the Negro Insurrection in Southampton County, Virginia, Made to Thomas R. Gray. 23 pp. 7. Amos Dresser's Narrative. Cincinnati, 1835. 4 pp. 8. The Narrative of Amos Dresser, with Stone's Letters from Natchez,- An Obituary Notice of the Writer, and Two Letters from Tallahassee, Relating to the Treatment of Slaves. New York, 1836. 42 pp. 9. Dresser, Amos. Narrative of the Arrest, Lynch Law Trial, and Scourging, of Amos Dresser, at Nashville, Tennessee, August, 1835. 24 pp. 10. The Trial of Reuben Crandall, M.D. Charged with Publishing and Circulating Seditious and Incendiary Papers, etc. in the District of Columbia, with the Intent of Exciting Servile Insurrection. Washington City, 1836. 48 pp. Please contact us for a complete list of titles contained in these two volumes. Reprinted from the Garland series: Slavery, Race, and the American Legal System, 1700-1872. The facsimiles of antebellum pamphlets in these volumes deal with slave revolts and efforts to help slaves escape bondage. Most involve rebel slaves and "slave stealers," others deal.
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