A Case of Mistaken Racial Identity in Antebellum New Orleans

 
THIS IS A RESEARCH PAPER and should be ABOUT THE LIFE OF “SALLY MILLER” an American slave whose freedom
suit in Louisiana was based on her claimed status as a free German immigrant and indentured servant. The case
attracted wide attention and publicity because of the issue of “white” slavery. In Sally Miller v. Louis
Belmonti (1845 La), the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled in her favor, and Miller gained freedom. “These are

John Bailey, The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for  Freedom in Old New Orleans.