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Gustave de Beaumont is primarily remembered as Alexis de Tocqueville's travel companion and literary executor. He was co-author, with Tocqueville, of On the Penitentiary System in the United States.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Slavery United States History 19th century, Slaves United States Social conditions, United States Race relations, Women slaves United States Social conditions, Slavery Fiction, Slaves Fiction, Race relations Fiction, Women slaves Fiction