History - Ties that Buy Comparison of slavery in Montreal...

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Ties that Buy Comparison of slavery in Montreal, Newport and Charleston Trade with Europe Newport and Charleston are not the frontier style home like Montreal 10% Newport home had slaves, 70% Charleston homes had slaves Debtors prison Wealthy men and women especially widows loan out money for and are the only real form of bank Oral promises, book debt, IOU, promissory note, bond are forms of debt and loans (negotiable forms of money) Dense networks of borrowing and buying (Ex rum from west indies) have to able to count to use the form of paper money 117 sale of slave in Newport for fear of life New language of shopping and choices. No newspapers in Montreal (advertisement) Idea of Market prices starting to emerge Door to door services in America In Charleston and Newport women were a symbol of virtue Page 166 slave stealing (Angelique) Baltimore same as Montreal in sewer and dirty streets
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Petee family relationship was very close (unusual for time) , few records to work with, Rockman workforce- multi-dimensional (free enslaved white immigrant man women children) unskilled people focused on, Baltimore is raising wheat instead of former crop of tobacco, is
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