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Inherit the Land: Jim Crow Meets Miss Maggie's Will

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In the early twentieth century, two wealthy white sisters, cousins to a North Carolina governor, wrote identical wills that left their substantial homeplace to a black man and his daughter. Maggie Ross, whose sister Sallie died in 1909, was the richest woman in Union County, North Carolina. Upon Maggie's death in 1920, her will bequeathed her estate to Bob Ross--who had grown up in the sisters' household--and his daughter Mittie Bell Houston. Mittie had also grown up with the well-to-do women, who had shown their affection ...

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Inherit the Land: Jim Crow Meets Miss Maggie's Will 2007, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781934110607

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Inherit the Land: Jim Crow Meets Miss Maggie's Will 2006, University Press of Mississippi, Jackson

ISBN-13: 9781578068647

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