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Melvin Patrick Ely, a native of Richmond, Virginia, is Professor of History and Black Studies at
the College of William and Mary. He is the author of The Adventures of Amos ’n’ Andy: A Social History of an American Phenomenon.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Free African Americans Virginia Prince Edward County History 19th century, Free African Americans Virginia Prince Edward County Social conditions 19th century, Land grants Virginia Prince Edward County History, Prince Edward County (Va, ) History 19th century, Prince Edward County (Va, ) Race relations, White family, Free African Americans Virginia Prince Edward County Biography, Prince Edward County (Va, ) Biography, Randolph, Richard, 1770-1796