Hardesty Traces Early Black Intellectual Networks | @AAIHS

Hardesty: "The question remains, however, as to how the petitioners learned about the Somerset decision and coartación. Last month, I wrote about how many black Bostonians were literate and engaged with the print culture of the eighteenth century. As one of the most important legal decisions regarding slavery in Anglo-American law, Somerset received significant coverage … Continue reading Hardesty Traces Early Black Intellectual Networks | @AAIHS