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Documenting the white slave trade in America's past

A Canton writer researching his own family history stumbled on the names of thousands of children kidnapped from Ireland, Scotland and England and sold into slavery in late 17th century America. Todd Moe talks with Richard Hayes Phillips who has compiled a genealogical index of white slaves in early Colonial America. His new reference book is titled, Without Indentures: Index to White Slave Children in Colonial Court Records.  Go to full article

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