Celia was once a normal slave--until she struck again at her abusive grasp and have become the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South's "Peculiar Institution."
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Frank Saunders, Jr. , and Jon L. Wakelyn, eds. (Athens: college of Georgia Press, 1985), 19-34, offers an exceptional short precis of the style within which historians have handled the sexual exploitation of lady slaves. additionally see Angela Davis, “Introduction,” Black student three (December 1971): 3-15. nine. Fogel, with no Consent or agreement, 180-81; Robert W. Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman, Time at the pass: The Economics of yankee Negro Slavery (Boston: Little, Brown, 1974), 135-39; Paul D. Escott, Slavery Remembered: A checklist of Twentieth-Century Slave Narratives (Chapel Hill: college of North Carolina Press, 1979), 52-53; John W. Blassingame, The Slave group: Plantation lifestyles within the Ante-bellum South (New York: Oxford collage Press, 1972), 77-103. 10. See Ann W. Burgess and Lynda L. Holmstrom, Rape, difficulty and restoration (Bowie, Md. : Robert J. Brady, 1979), 35-65; and Thomas W. McCahill, Linda C. Meyer, and Arthur M. Fischman, The Aftermath of Rape (Lexington, Mass. : Lexington Books, 1979), 23-79. eleven. of the newer works at the topic are Catherine Clinton, The Plantation Mistress (New York: Pantheon, 1982); and White, Ar’n’t I a girl, particularly 27-46. additionally see Jacqueline Jones, exertions of affection, hard work of Sorrow (New York: simple Books, 1985), 24-28; Fox-Genovese, in the Plantation family, 325-26. a few black male slaves additionally obviously believed black ladies to “have a great deal of sexual passion,” as indicated by means of the 1863 testimony of Robert Smalls to the yankee Freedmen’s Inquiry fee, in John W. Blassingame, ed. , Slave Testimony: Centuries of Letters, Speeches, Interviews and Autobiographies (Baton Rouge: Louisiana kingdom collage Press, 1977), 374-77. 12. Orville Vernon Burton, In My Father’s apartment Are Many Mansions: family members and group in Edgefield, South Carolina (Chapel Hill: college of North Carolina Press, 1985), 185-89. for more information on Hammond’s sexual exploitation of his slaves, see Carol Bleser, mystery and Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond, a Southern Slaveholder (New York: Oxford collage Press, 1988), 17-21, 212-13. thirteen. Escott, Slavery Remembered, 50-54; Herbert G. Gutman, The Black kinfolk in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925 (New York: classic, 1977), 267-303; Blassingame, The Slave neighborhood, 87-89. 14. Jones, hard work of affection, 350-51; White, Ar’n’t I a girl, 152-53. 15. Letter of Harvey Newsom dated July 29, 1855, in Missouri Republican, August 2, 1855; testimony of William Powell and Virginia Waynescot, Celia dossier 4496. sixteen. Testimony of Jefferson Jones and William Powell, Celia dossier 4496; see additionally Clinton, The Plantation Mistress, bankruptcy eleven. 17. Blassingame, The Slave group, 88-89; Fox-Genovese, in the Plantation family, 326-27. 18. Testimony of Jefferson Jones, Celia dossier 4496. 19. For discussions of girl slave resistance, see Fox-Genovese, in the Plantation loved ones, 290-333; White, Ar’n’t I a lady, 62-90. 20. Testimony of William Powell, Celia dossier 4496. 21. See Fox-Genovese, in the Plantation loved ones, in particular chaps.