Slave Badges and the Slave-Hire System in Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-1865

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The slave-hire system of Charleston, South Carolina, in the 1700s and the 1800s produced a curious object the slave badge. The badges were intended to legislate the practice of hiring a slave from one master to another, and slaves were required by law to wear them. Slave badges have become quite collectible and have excited both scholarly and popular interest in recent years. This work documents how the slave-hire system in Charleston came about, how it worked, who was in charge of it, and who enforced the laws regarding ...

Slave Badges and the Slave-Hire System in Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-1865 2008, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786440900

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Slave Badges and the Slave-Hire System in Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-1865 2004, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786417292

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