"A Perilous and Grievous Burden"
The Dilemma of the Antislavery Slaveholder
In Virginia during the Early National Period:
A Case Study of
General John Hartwell Cocke of Bremo
Frank Edgar Grizzard, Jr.
B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1987
M.A., University of Virginia, 1989
A Thesis Presented to the Graduate Faculty of the University of
Virginia in Candidacy for the Degree of Master of Arts
Corcoran Department of History
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E. Grizzard, Jr. All Rights
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University of Virginia