Celia File No. 4496
Famous Trials: Celia, A Slave Trial (under
Great American Trials, Vol. I
Describes the events leading up to the crime for which Celia was charged, the trial, appeal and execution.
publication that identifies the
parties, the claims, summarizes witness testimony, jury instructions
verdict, and text of governing
Missouri and Little Dixie (series of maps showing extent of slave
ownership by county)
Diane Mutti Burke, On Slavery's Border: Missouri's
Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865 (Univ. of Georgia
McLaurin, Celia, a Slave: A True Story
(N.Y.: HarperCollins Publishers, 1999).
Frazier, Slavery and Crime in