Research notes, 1930-1939, compiled by historian Abbot E. Smith for his monograph, Colonists in Bondage: White Servitude and Convict Labor in America, 1607-1766. His notes cover indentured servitude in the colonies -- convicts shipped to the colonies, legal status of indentured servants and their life in the colonies during the 17th and 18th centuries.
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Abbot E. Smith (1906- ), historian and author of Colonists in Bondage: White Servitude and Convict Labor in America, 1607-1766.
1.50 Linear Feet
Transfered from the Institute of Early American History and Culture.
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