Colonists in Bondage
White Servitude and Convict Labor in America, 1607-1776

Smith, Abbot Emerson
Publisher:  University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill
Year Published:  2012   First Published:  1947
Pages:  443pp   ISBN:  978-0-8078-3968-3
Library of Congress Number:  HD4875.U5 S5 1965   Dewey:  331.50973
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15927

This is the story of the colonists of the kitchens, the stables, the fields, the shops, and those who came to America as indentured servants, men and women who sold themselves to masters for a period of time in order to pay passage from an old world to a new and freer one.