illustrations
Caroline Barr 6
Early English map of the Mississippi River to New Orleans 13
Engraving used by antislavery societies 17
Mississippi at statehood in 1817 29
Percentage of slaves by county in Mississippi in 1850 32
Chickasaw lands 36
Chickasaw and Choctaw cessions of land in Mississippi 36
1819 map of Mississippi before cessions of Chickasaw and
Choctaw lands 37
1850s advertisements for runaways 63
Sketch showing persons as property 81
1835 advertisement for a group sale 95
Faulkner role-playing as ‘‘lord of the manor’’ 186
Rowan Oak. Faulkner’s home in Oxford, Mississippi 187
Faulkner and Andrew Price 188
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