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Slavery's reach : Southern slaveholders in the North Star State / Christopher Lehman.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Climax Public Library 306.362 LEH (Text) 33500013137575 New Checked out 02/11/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681341354
  • ISBN: 1681341352
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Saint Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Hidden in plain sight -- Fur traders -- Presidential appointees -- Migrants -- Elite planters -- Commuters -- Rice's network -- Lowry's network -- Bankers and insurance agents.
Summary, etc.:
"From the 1840s through the end of the Civil War, leading Minnesotans invited slaveholders and their wealth into the free territory and free state of Minnesota, enriching the area's communities and residents. Dozens of southern slaveholders and people raised in slaveholding families purchased land and backed Minnesota businesses. Slaveholders' wealth was invested in some of the state's most significant institutions and provided a financial foundation for several towns and counties. And the money generated by Minnesota investments flowed both ways, supporting some of the South's largest plantations. Christopher Lehman has brought to light this hidden history of northern complicity in building slaveholder wealth"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Slavery > Minnesota > History > 19th century.
Slavery > Economic aspects > Minnesota.
Investments > Moral and ethical aspects > Minnesota.
Slaveholders > Minnesota > History > 19th century.
Slaveholders > Southern States > History > 19th century.
Slaves > Minnesota > History.
Businesspeople > Minnesota > History > 19th century.
Slaveholders > Minnesota > Economic conditions.
Minnesota > Economic conditions > 19th century.
Economic history.
Investments > Moral and ethical aspects.
Slavery > Economic aspects.
Southern States.
Genre: History.

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