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Documents related to Slavery in America, 1765-1864

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-4166

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/w0jn5


Descriptive Summary

Title: Documents related to Slavery in America, 1765-1864
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 463
Extent: .4 cubic feet (1 boxes)
Abstract:This collection contains materials associated with slavery and enslaved people in the United States with materials dating from 1765 through 1864.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Documents related to Slavery in America, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Brandon Wason and Emily Corbin, September 2021.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials associated with slavery and enslaved people in the United States. Materials are from 1765 through 1864. These include publication of a law declaring salvery cannot exist in New York, several bills of sale of enslaved idividuals, and an expense report that mentions repair and purchase of items for enslaved people.

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Arranged by content.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 An act declaring that slavery account exist by the constitution and laws of this state (New York), 1820 November 10
1 2 Bill of sale, 1824 April 6
1 3 Expenses of Mr. Edward Shippen to John Bates, 1765 October 31
1 4 Bill of sale of enslaved man named Gabriel to Rev. Thomas Gooch, 1831 October 17
1 5 Bill of sale of enslaved man named Jim Duck 1864 January 11
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