Slave Badges and the Slave-Hire System in Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-1865. [signed by both co-authors]


The book documents the slave-hire system with particular focus on the production and use of slave badges and the documentary evidence on the hiring of slaves in Charleston, South Carolina from 1800 to 1865.  Includes much on the “Badge Laws” and a “Note on Counterfeits” of these small, copper badges that slaves were required to wear so as to move about freely in the city.  Signed by both co-authors.


Description: Slave Badges and the Slave-Hire System in Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-1865. [signed by both co-authors]

Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (2004). First Edition. 194 pages + [4] leaves of double-sided, color plates. Half tone illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial boards. Previous owner’s name neatly written inside else a Like New copy.

[3729472]

Price: $85.00