Slave Catchers : Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, 1850-1860.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Campbell, Stanley W.
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1970.
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Summary:In this thoroughly researched documentation of a historically controversial issue, the author considers the background, passage, and constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Law. The author's relation of public opinion and the executive policy regarding the much disputed law will help the reader reach a decision as to whether the law was actually a success or failure, legally and socially. Originally published in 1970.
Physical Description:1 online resource (425 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-226) and index.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.