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Published by W.L. Gordon in [Los Angeles?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Turner, Nat, -- 1800?-1831,
  • Southampton Insurrection, 1831,
  • Slave insurrections -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- History -- 19th century,
  • Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Virginia -- Southampton County -- History -- 19th century,
  • Southampton County (Va.) -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-168) and index.

Statementby Walter L. Gordon, III.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF232.S7 G66 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23732131M
ISBN 10143922983X
ISBN 109781439229835
LC Control Number2009901696

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