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White Servitude in Pennsylvania. Indentured and Redemption Labor in Colony and Commonwealth. [Inscribed Copy]
White Servitude in Pennsylvania. Indentured and Redemption Labor in Colony and Commonwealth. [Inscribed Copy]

White Servitude in Pennsylvania. Indentured and Redemption Labor in Colony and Commonwealth. [Inscribed Copy]


Inscribed on front free endpaper, “To Honorable Michael J. Ryan, with warmest personal regards, Cheesman A. Herrick, March 7, 1927.”  Contents include: The Influence of Labor on Colonial Development, Indentured Labor in Pennsylvania Before 1700, Demand for Settlers Created a Demand for Indentured Servants, Demand for White Servants Due to Diversified Industry, Demand for White Servants Increased by Sentiment Against Negro Slavery, Home Supply of Servants, Transportation as a Source of Supply, Supply of Indentured Servants from Great Britain, Supply of German Servants, Sale and Distribution of Servants, Runaway Servants, Enlistment of Servants for Colonial Wars, Results of White Servitude in Pennsylvania.


Description: White Servitude in Pennsylvania. Indentured and Redemption Labor in Colony and Commonwealth. [Inscribed Copy]

Philadelphia: John Joseph McVey, 1926. 330 pages; top-edge gilt. First edition. Illustrated. Inscribed and Signed by the Author. Publisher’s green cloth without dust jacket, Near Fine.

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Price: $125.00

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