Counterfeit justice : the judicial odyssey of Texas freedwoman Azeline Hearne / Dale Baum.Material type: TextSeries: Conflicting worlds: Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2009Description: xvi, 310 p. : maps ; 24 cmISBN: 9780807134054 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807134058 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): 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. -- Texas -- Robertson County -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Land tenure -- Texas -- Robertson County -- History -- 19th century | Land grants -- Texas -- Robertson County -- History -- 19th century | Robertson County (Tex.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | Robertson County (Tex.) -- BiographyDDC classification: 305.48/8960730764239092 | B LOC classification: F392.R63 | B38 2009
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.
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Dale Baum is a professor of history at Texas A&M University. He is the author of The Shattering of Texas Unionism: Politics in the Lone Star State during the Civil War Era and The Civil War Party System: The Case of Massachusetts, 1848--1876.