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Nancy - A woman of colour or negro

Nancy - A woman of colour or negro

Appraisal of Property -- Samuel Turner Estate. [Appraisal of slaves from the estate of Samuel Turner, listing names of slaves and their values, 1772]

Revolutionary War [Request for compensation to be paid to Nathaniel Seely for his slave, Amos Seely, who was killed in the Revolutionary War, 1783. Top reads "pay-table office, July 30th, 1783..."]

Fascimile of the Marquis de Lafeyette's original certificate commending James Armistead for his revolutionary war service.

Act for the gradual Abolition of Slavery from the General Assembly of the Governor and Company of the state of Rhode Island, February 1784.

Lafayette, James Armistead [Facsimile of the Marquis de Lafayette's original certificate commending James Armistead Lafayette for his revolutionary war service with portrait after John B. Martin.]

Petition to the City of Savannah.

Resolution of the Savannah City Council to prevent Blacks from entering the city following the Haitian Revolution.

Begins "I John Gassaway register of wills..."

Letter begins, "We William Bryan Anderson Rice and Matthew Rice being first sworn..." Lists slaves, animals, etc and values for each.

Begins "I certify that negro named Jenny is at liberty to hire herself for an honest livelihood..."

Freedom paper for Noah Powers.

Certificate from County of NY of manumission for John Moore, dated April 28, 1813.

Letter stating that $500 was paid for the purchase of Joseph Boswell, signed by Langhorne.

Certificate by City and County of New York for Peter Seaman, dated April 23,1814.

Aprais [Appraisal]; Bill of the Estate of John Epperson.

Aprais [Appraisal]; Bill of the Estate of John Epperson.

Farley Vale Estate Inventory.

eneral James Wilkinson's letter to Henry Thompson stating that "25 negros have absconded or refused to work"

State's conveyance of $500 to Edmund Bacon for slave, Maria.

[Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top.]

Inventory of slaves on Jamaican plantation.

Bill of sale for John, 16 yr old boy for $400. "For and in consideration of the sum of $400 Hundred Dollars by David Hayne..."

[Will and testament of Daniel Juzan.]

[Will and testament of Daniel Juzan.]

[Will and testament of Daniel Juzan.]

Fletcher, Elizabeth [Affadavit certifying that Elizabeth Fletcher is a free woman. Top reads "District of Columbia, Washington County..."]

List of estate items, including slaves. Top reads 'And appraisement Bill of the estate of Lucy Bryan...'

[Letter from abolitionist soliciting for Cradle of Liberty distributors. Top says "Boston, March 25, 1839, Dear Friends..." signed Maria Chapman.]

The cradle of liberty.

[Letter from abolitionist soliciting for Cradle of Liberty distributors. Top says "Boston, March 25, 1839, Dear Friends..." signed Maria Chapman.]

Bill of sale of slaves to settle estate debt. Top of letter says "Coleman Fund(?)".

Receipt for $12,500 for slave purchase. Top reads 'Received December 19th, 1854, of D.W. Goodman...'

[An inventory and appraisement of the estate of Daniel McWilliams.]

[An inventory and appraisement of the estate of Daniel McWilliams.]

[An inventory and appraisement of the estate of Daniel McWilliams.]

Manifest of slaves intended to be transported on board the Knoxville.

Receipts for slave purchases. 2 receipts on 1 page, from Richmond , VA from 1859.

Manumission certificate for Nathan Johnson from "State of Maryland, Baltimore City, Sct".

Slavery tax receipts for State of Virginia : 1860 and 1862. For Peter S. Roller.

Davidson, F. L., [Note from Davidson of Water Valley, offering his slave blacksmith for hire. Top reads "Water Valley August 23, 1861..."]

Note from F.L. Davidson of Water Valley offering his slave blacksmith for hire.

Bill of sale for 3 slaves sold to Jacob Adler in Jonesboro for $4500.

Certification of witnesses that Laurens was worth $2,000; April 6, 1863.

Report of South Carolina State Auditor reviewing facts and making settlement of $2,000 for loss of slave; December 4, 1863.

Doctor's certificate on death of slave Laurens while in the service of Confederate States building fortifications on James Island, S. C., March 26, 1863.

Petition for compensation for slave impressed into military service ; Civil War.

Owner's proof on claim for slave lost in public service, December 4, 1863.

Recruitment brochure and ad from the Supervisory Committee on Colored Enlistments, Philadelphia, June 27, 1863.

Receipt for $2000 compensation obtained by Warren L. Nelson for slave Laurens, lost in military service to South Carolina.

Original receipt for $2,000 compensation obtained by L. Warren Nelson; Columbia, South Carolina, 15 October, 1864.

[A valuation on Larens, a slave, by a witness who knew him; December 4, 1864.]

Marriage rules, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, S. C., August 11, 1865.

Regulation regarding the housing and employment of Blacks issued by the Headquarters Post of Montgomery, Alabama.

Promissory note for hire of slave Cely and two children.

Petersburg, VA, January 2,1865; We promise to pay W. Howlett...for slave...

Thompson, Alfred. [Application of Eliza Mercer of Howard County, Maryland, for compensation for the war service of her slave, Alfred Thompson, an enlistee in the 39th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops, Company D., 1865.]

Catilda Downs; Barbados passport 2

Comparative table of populations in the Province of New York, 1703-1712.

Handwritten letter signed by Victor Séjour

Bill of sale for mulatto man for $1000. Top reads 'The state of South Carolina...signed Henry Trescot.'

Number of Negroes imported from 1701 - 1726; An acco't of what Negro slaves have been imported into his Majesties Province of New York as taken from the Custom House Books between the year 1701 & this present year 1726.

Statistics of the population of the Province of New York, 1647-1774. [Cover page]

List of estate items with slaves at bottom of second page. Top reads "Inventory of the estate of John Ivan (?)'

Statistics of revenue, imports, exports, etc. 1691 - 1768.

Amount of the value of the imports and exports from and to New York, for three years from 1717, to 1720.

An account of number of inhabitants of the province of New York taken 4 June 1746, by order of His Excellency Governor Clinton.

An abstract of the whole amount of duties of the several commodities hereunder mentioned, from 5th June 1721, until the 5th day of June 1725 inclusive; [From Journals of the General Assembly.]

A general state of the public funds in the Province of New York, and the uses to which they are applied, 1767.

An account of the number of inhabitants in the Province of New York, taken 10th May 1749, by the order of His Excellency the Honorable Governour Clinton.

List of inhabitants in the several counties in the Province of New York, taken in the year 1771.

An account of his mat'ys revenue in the Province of New York, from ye 8th of June 1698 to ye 24th of June 1700.

Abstract of the accounts on the number of inhabitants of the several cities and counties in the Province of New York, 2 Nov. 1731.

A list of the number of inhabitants both whites and blacks of each species within the Province of New York above and under the age of ten years taken in the year 1737.

General list of inhabitants in the Province of New York, extracted from the returns of the sheriffs of the several counties, in pursuance of warrants to them, dated 16th February, 1756.

Population - 1647; Gov. Stuyvesant to the States General; An account of the number of inhabitants in ye Several Counties of New Yorke taken by the High Sheriffs and Justices of the Peace in each respective county; as p order of His Excell. the Earl of Bellomont Governr &c. anno 1698.

The produce of the revenue from the 30th of January 1690 to the 25th of December, 1691.

An account of the families of Germans settled on Hudson's River in the Province of New York, 1718.

[Caltilda Downes; Barbados Passport.]

L. Warren Nelson authorizing his Attorney to receive any and all money from the State of South Carolina for his slave Laurence[Laurens] lost in the public service for the Confederate State.]

An account of the annual amount of the imports and exports from and to New York, from Christmas, 1723 to Christmas 1728.

An account of the number of people in the Province of New York, A.D. 1723.

Letter begins, "We William Bryan Anderson Rice and Matthew Rice being first sworn..." Lists slaves, animals, etc and values for each.

List of estate items with slaves at bottom of second page. Top reads "Inventory of the estate of John Ivan (?)'

Population of Albany County & Indians 1689 - 1698.

eceipt for $1235.00 for sale of Albert to S.O. Wood, Receipt for $1,310.00 for purchase of slave Susan