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Guide to the Records of the New-York Manumission Society
1785-1849
 BV Manumission Society

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 09, 2020
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated
Title: New-York Manumission Society records
Dates [inclusive]: 1785-1849
Abstract: This collection contains 11 volumes of records for the New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated (commonly known as the New-York Manumission Society), covering its activities from its founding in 1785 through its dissolution in 1849.

The New-York Manumission Society records are digitized and available in the  Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.
Quantity: 1.3 Linear feet (11 volumes on 2 microfilm reels)
Call Phrase: BV Manumission Society