Baum, Dale, 1943-

Counterfeit justice : the judicial odyssey of Texas freedwoman Azeline Hearne / Dale Baum. - Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2009. - xvi, 310 p. : maps ; 24 cm. - Conflicting worlds . - Conflicting worlds. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-294) and index.

No place for a white man to live -- Thar am no parties on marster's plantation -- A supposed or pretended will -- Unheard of in any system of procedure -- A most wanton violation of private rights -- It seems mighty queer to me, lawyer -- Endeavoring to wrong, cheat, and defraud her -- The old house hasn't killed you yet -- Divested by the courts -- Appendix: Timeline of major legal events.

9780807134054 (cloth : alk. paper) 0807134058 (cloth : alk. paper)


Hearne, Azeline.

African American women--Texas--Robertson County--Biography.
Freedmen--Texas--Robertson County--Biography.
African Americans--Texas--Robertson County--Biography.
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--History--Texas--Robertson County--19th century.
African Americans--Land tenure--History--Texas--Robertson County--19th century.
Land grants--History--Texas--Robertson County--19th century.

Robertson County (Tex.)--Race relations--History--19th century.
Robertson County (Tex.)--Biography.

F392.R63 / B38 2009

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