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A question of freedom : the families who challenged slavery from the nation's founding to the Civil War / William G. Thomas III.

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North Kansas City Public Library 326.8 THOMAS 2020 (Text) 0001002376935 Nonfiction New On holds shelf -

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Prologue: Georgetown, April 2017 -- The planting -- The inheritance.
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The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.
Subject: Slaves > Emancipation > Maryland > Prince George's County.
Slaves > Emancipation > United States > History.
Slaves > Maryland > Prince George's County > Biography.
Slaves > United States > Biography.
Slaves > Legal status, laws, etc. > Maryland > Prince George's County.
Slaves > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.
Antislavery movements > Maryland > Prince George's County.
Antislavery movements > United States.
Prince George's County (Md.) > History.

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