Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery's Frontier

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INDEX
abolition, 79, 90, 425n45. See also Committee of 100
in journalism, 260, 299, 341n5, 363n41, 377n38, 396n69
in St. Louis, 184, 224–25
U.S. Constitution and, 429n24
women and, 409n65
“Act Concerning Freed Negroes and Mulattos,” 404n60
An Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery, 377n31
“An Address to All the Colored Citizens of the United States” (Meachum), 394n63
African Americans
citizenship of, 235, 246, 282, 302, 305, 308, 309–10, 311, 313, 316, 318, 322, 431n43, 438n53, 438n78
Taney on, 309, 310–11, 313–14, 316
in U.S. Constitution, 309, 310, 313, 314–15, 429n24
African Americans, free, 330n5, 375n1, 377n33, 394n61, 420n55, 427n101
churches of, 33, 124, 132, 195– 96, 226, 300–302, 393n49, 393n59, 406n13, 433n98, 433n104, 434n110, 434n111, 434n113, 434n116
jobs and professions available to, 128–29, 195, 239, 287 (see also slaves, hiring out of; laundresses)
kidnapping of, 237, 255, 285, 294, 330n12, 427n93
licensing of, 243, 244, 245, 246, 262, 272, 279, 300, 404n60, 405n2, 405n3, 405n4, 406n23, 406n24, 406n25, 407n29, 424n32, 424n35, 424n37
newspaper portrayal of, 299–300
population of, 425n47
status of, 287, 289, 292, 377n27, 397n110, 428n108
African Baptist Church, 33, 300
African Church, of St. Louis (later called First African Baptist Church), 124, 132, 195–96, 226
African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 300, 393n59
Payne, Bishop, 302
riot at, 301–2, 434n110, 434n111, 434n113, 434n116
Aitkin, William (trader to Ojibwa), 93, 152, 157, 158, 369n13
murdered son of, 93–94, 121, 129, 130, 136, 152
alcohol, 16, 29, 155, 162, 271
in army, 78, 154, 160–61, 164, 173, 386n22
for Indians, 334n51, 336n40, 379n18
for jury, 130, 361n35
Sibley and, 334n51, 379n18
smuggling of, 16, 29, 30, 167, 364n80
Allegheny Mountains, 14
alleys, 196, 223, 270, 278, 281, 324
in St. Louis, 181, 299, 300, 424n23
in Washington, D.C., 377n25
AME. See African Methodist Episcopal Church
American Colonization Society, 235, 279, 311
American Fur Company, 15–16, 28, 29, 91–92, 147, 159, 190
alcohol and, 379n18
Indian treaties and, 15–16, 96, 97–98, 126, 133
Sanford, John, at, 296
subsidization of, 334n39
Taliaferro, L., letter about, 107–8
Anderson, Catherine, 223, 252, 410n84. See also Thompson, Catherine
Anderson, John, 394n69, 398n114, 433n97, 433n98
animals, 64, 333n10, 346n64, 365n14, 365n16
wolves, 16, 53, 93
“An Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World, But in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America” (Walker, D.), 393n59
Ariel, 113, 154–55, 163, 367n2
army, 3, 390n93
alcohol in, 78, 154, 160–61, 164, 173, 386n22
deserters of, 140, 141, 160, 171–73
doctors in, 74, 76, 101, 201, 358n64, 374n42
Fifth Infantry of, 74, 356n123
Fourth Infantry of, 218
Louisiana stay of, 219, 391n4
of Observation, 219, 220, 221, 402n32
punishment by, 93, 350n78, 366n35
servants to, 75, 345n53, 386n13, 386n23, 390n95
slaves in, 386n19
Taylor’s command of, 219, 220, 221, 402n32
in Texas, 221, 391n6
Third Infantry of, 217, 268, 391n9
Astor, John Jacob, 28, 153, 334n46, 369n41
Bad Axe Creek, 16
Badger, the, murder of, 156, 158

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