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Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition Seeks Graduate Research Associates 2016-17

The Kentucky Historical Society seeks eight Graduate Research Associates (GRAs) familiar with 19th century United States history to write short informational entries for the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWG-K). GRAs will receive a stipend of $5,000 each and can work remotely from their home institutions.

Re: Anti-Slavery vs. Bible -- dating N.P.Rogers quotation?

A Collection from the Miscellaneous Writings of Nathaniel Peabody Rogers
[misspelled in google books as "a colletion.."]
By William H. Fisk
2nd Edition, Manchester NH William H. Fisk, Boston, Benj. B. Mussey & Co., 1849

The entry on Authority pp 280-284 is pretty close. From The Herald of Freedom, Dec. 4, 1844

CFP - LASA 2017 panel on slavery in Cuba

I (William Van Norman - James Madison Univ) along with Vicent Sanz (Universitat Jaume I - Castellon, España) are organizing a panel for LASA Lima on the variaties of experiences in the system of slavery in nineteenth Cuba. Maria Elena Diaz (UC - Santa Cruz) has joined the panel. We are looking to add one more panelist to our group. We are particularly interested in someone to contribute a paper on urban slavery but we are open to other ideas.  Please pass this along to anyone you know who might be interested.