White servitude in Pennsylvania
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White servitude in Pennsylvania indentured and redemption labor in colony and commonwealth by Herrick, Cheesman Abiah

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Published by J.J. McVey in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Pennsylvania,
  • Pennsylvania.


  • Indentured servants,
  • Redemptioners,
  • Domestics -- Pennsylvania,
  • Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Cheesman A. Herrick.
LC ClassificationsF160.R3 H4
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 330 p.
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6688443M
LC Control Number26007454

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. White servitude in Pennsylvania; indentured and redemption Herrick, Cheesman Abiah, View full catalog record. Rights: Protected by copyright law.   When White servitude is acknowledged as having existed in America, it is almost always termed as temporary “indentured servitude” or part of the convict trade, which, after the Revolution of , centered on Australia instead of America. There’s a great book discussing this TRUE history of White servitude, The Redneck Manifesto, by. "To serve well and faithfully": labor and indentured servants in Pennsylvania, Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, Discusses the use and decline of indentured servitude in Pennsylvania. Includes two indexes of names mentioned in the book: one of servants' names, and one of masters' names and their occupations. Description. Professor Herrick’s comprehensive treatise on the causes and conditions of white servitude in Pennsylvania in the 18th century covers the demand for redemptions, the home supply of indentured servants, the sources of the supplies of British and German servants, and the conditions of transportation from recruitment abroad, through the transatlantic voyage, to .