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agency of free blacks, 4 Ailstock, Frances, 151, 163 Ailstock, Margaret Jane, 151, 161, 162 alcohol: and Battles family, 19; and Goings assault trial, 117, 119; illegal production and sales of, 130–31 Alexander, James: on alcohol sales, 131; on Shadrach Battles Jr., 19; on businesses in Charlottesville, 174; on Thomas Grady, 68; on Allen Hawkins, 145; on Frederick Isaacs, 204; on Tucker Isaacs, 203; proslavery views of, 90, 91, 94; residency petition opposition led by, 91–92; on Jesse Scott, 176 Allen, Richard H., 48 American Negro Slavery (Phillips), 1 Amherst County, 17 Anderson, Byrl, 171 anti-black legislation, 65, 94 apprenticeship system, 21–22, 31, 38, 60 Armistead (slave), 175 Augusta County, 94, 96, 165 Auguste, P. Francis, 88 Austin, Benjamin, 139, 140 bail, 115–16, 121. See also bonds Bailey, James H., 134 Bailey, Rice G., 156 Bailey, Richard, 162 Bailey, Thomas R., 70 Ballard, David, 129 Ballard, Solomon, 139, 140 bankruptcy, 178, 180 Baptists, 75 Barksdale, John T., 135, 151 Barnett, Betsy, 148, 165 Barnett, Charles, 22–26, 29, 38, 43, 78, 114 Barnett, Fanny, 141–47; economic success of, 148–49; and Hawkins, 149; land ownership by, 144, 153–54; legal system encounters of, 139, 147; registration by, 151, 163, 169 Barnett, Henry, 136 Barnett, James, 142, 148 Barnett, John, 148 Barnett, Judah, 24, 25, 29, 30, 61 Barnett, Lucy Bowles, 22–25, 29, 30, 35, 43 Barnett, Martha, 142, 144, 147–49, 164, 168 Barnett, Mary, 142 Barnett, Millie A., 148 Barnett, Molly, 24, 29 Barnett, Peter, 193 Barnett, Roderick Random, 149 Barnett, Septimia: economic success of, 148–49, 156–57; land ownership by, 144, 156–57, 164–65; legal system encounters of, 142, 143–44, 155–56, 161, Index 260 Index Barnett, Septimia (continued) 162, 163; “not negro” status of, 164; registration by, 169; slaves owned by, 157 Bates, Mary, 162 Battles, Betsy, 51 Battles, Bracken, 51 Battles, Dolly, 21 Battles, Edward, 20, 21, 22, 51, 65 Battles, Elijah, 59–74; death of, 73; and estate of Judah Barnett, 30; as executor of father’s estate, 55–58; family of, 49, 70; land ownership by, 55; legal system encounters of, 62, 194; occupation of, 65; registration by, 72–73 Battles, Elijah, Jr., 73 Battles, Ellen, 69 Battles, James, 73, 204 Battles, Jane, 17–18 Battles, Joanna, 71 Battles, John, 72 Battles, Keziah, 31, 45, 49 Battles, Martha A. R. Butler, 50, 54, 57–58, 65 Battles, Martha J. Farrar, 73 Battles, Mary Farrar, 57, 60, 67, 72 Battles, Nancy Bowles, 30, 43, 49 Battles, Nancy Farrar, 60, 61, 65 Battles, Noah, 73 Battles, Reuben, 72 Battles, Robert, Sr., 43–55; death of, 54; family of, 49, 61; land ownership by, 19, 21, 50; legal system encounters of, 23; purchase of slaves by, 53 Battles, Robert, Jr., 55–74; business dealings of, 64–65, 67–68, 74; credit accounts extended to, 69; and estate of Judah Barnett, 30; family of, 49, 65, 69; land ownership by, 55, 63, 69; legal system encounters of, 62; occupation of, 65; registration by, 60, 66, 71–72 Battles, Robert, III, 72 Battles, Shadrach, Sr., 16–17, 114 Battles, Shadrach, Jr., 17–22, 114 Battles, Shadrach, III, 20, 21 Battles, Sophia, 70 Battles, Susan, 69, 72 Battles, William, 21 Battles, Wyatt, 49, 57, 59–74 bawdy houses, 7, 113, 139–69, 171–72 Beal, John Yates, 171 Beckett, Benjamin, 110 Beckett, Elizabeth, 110 Beckett, Evelina, 110, 111 Beckett, Mary Agnes, 110 Beckett, Nancy, 110 Beckett, Patsy, 109, 110 Beckett, Rachael, 110 Bell, Frank, 171 Bell, Robert Washington, 174, 175, 176, 177–78, 180, 182 Bell, Sarah Jefferson. See Scott, Sarah Jefferson Bell Bell, Thomas, 173, 174–75, 197 Bennett, Joel, 18 Berlin, Ira, 1, 2 Bibb, John H., 72, 124, 150 Bibb, William A., 57 Birckhead, Samuel, 198 Bishop, John T., 59, 60, 67 Bishop, Joseph, 53–54, 67, 68 black-on-white violence, 6–7, 113–38; assault trial of Thomas Goings, 115–22; murder trial of William Goings, 122–34 Blackwell, William, 137 bonds: for estate executors, 55–56; for good behavior, 62; peace bonds, 62, 134–35, 147, 158; whites’ posting of bond for free blacks, 20, 139–40, 151 bookbinding service, 186 Bourne, John, 78 Bowles, Critty, 25, 31–34, 35 Bowles, Edward, 37 Bowles, Lucy. See Barnett, Lucy Bowles Index 261 Bowles, Martha. See Butler, Martha Bowles Bowles, Nancy. See Battles, Nancy Bowles Bowles, Peter F., 32, 33, 34, 36 Bowles, Stephen, 26–27, 33–34, 36–37 Bowles, Susan, 36 Bowles, Zachariah, 26...

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