Selling Souls From A Distance: Market Revolution Transformations in the United States Domestic Slave Trade and Slave Traders (thesis)
Chapter One of this project explores the dual stereotype of the trader created in the antebellum South. Northerners and Southerners criticized the ignorant, lowly itinerant trader but not the large-scale, wealthy trader who appeared to enjoy respectability and honor. . . . Chapter Two focuses on the lives of a slave trading partnership operated by William A.J. Finney and Philip Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia. [From Preface]
Thesis; [FULL-TEXT RESTRICTED TO WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY LOGIN]Giles Detwiler Beal IV is a member of the Class of 2014 of Washington and Lee University.