| "Broadview" is the name of this book's hero. The view the narrative takes is a very broad one: it's an allegorical representation of the history of slavery in North America, with "White Acre" as the label for the North and "Black Acre" the slave-owning South. Mr. Bull is England, and other characters have names like Careless and Sneakright.|
The story doesn't make any obvious reference to Stowe's novel, but it was published by the same Richmond bookseller who earlier brought out Uncle Robin in His Cabin in Virginia, one of the earliest "anti-Tom" texts.
White Acre vs. Black Acre: A Case at Law;
Wright American Fiction Project, Indiana University Library.