In 1859, the Georgian Edward Isham, convicted in North Carolina of murdering a Piedmont farmer, dictated his life to his defence-attorney. This autobiography provides a perspective on the poor whites, and is accompanied by a selection of essays.Of the prisoners found guilty of manslaughter, seven were pardoned and six were not. Democratic governors David Reid and Thomas Bragg a the chief executives whose terms covered most of the 1850s a each granted three pardons andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Confessions of Edward Isham|
|Publisher||:||University of Georgia Press - 1998|