Slade, William, 1786-1859
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
BLST 0462 / HIST 0462 Histories of struggle, 2021 January
Scope and Contents
Includes the following essays: "Contextualizing Bravery: Understanding William Slade's Rhetoric in Context of the Abolition Movement from 1835-1848" by Shaye Anis, Class of 2021; "Construction of Oppression Through Advertisements" by Jack Dowling, Class of 2020.5; and "Students with Disabilities at Middlebury College: A Slow Slog Toward the Future 1990-2021" by Mary Moore, Class of 2022.5.
Dates: 2021 January
Cephas Rockwood letters
Scope and Contents The Rockwood letters paint a picture of the life of Cephas Rockwood, an up-and-coming lawyer from Chester, Vermont. The letters are mostly between Cephas and Louisa Foote of Canton, New York, regarding their courtship and future life together. These letters are quite intimate and also demonstrate the inherent difficulty in holding a long distance relationship during the 19th century. Furthermore, the letters document Cephas's rise to legal prominence, both in Vermont and later in Wisconsin...