Papers illustrate tenuous relationship between former slaves and mastersEven before the war’s end, laborers only recently enslaved entered into contracts with planters to their mutual, though unbalanced, benefit. Regulations set forth by the federal Burea....
Jewett, Leah W.
"CIVIL WAR TREASURES: Binding Contracts: Papers Illustrate Tenuous Relationship Between Former Slaves and Masters,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 11
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol11/iss3/2