Malcolm Bell's "Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slave-Holding Family"

Malcolm Bell's "Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slave-Holding Family"

Author: 
Malcolm Bell, Jr.
Book Excerpt: 
"My own introduction to the Butler family came in 1979 when I began preparation of a short paper on the great auction sale of 'A Gang of 460 Negroes' at Savannah's Ten Broeck racecourse, an event well documented in an article written by the New York Tribune's star reporter, Mortimer Thomson, who was known by the pseudonym 'Doesticks.' . . . "
Year of Publication: 
Thu, 1987-01-01
Rights Information: 
copyright, Malcolm Bell
City of Publication: 
Athens, Ga.
Book Publisher: 
University of Georgia Press