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

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Subject Names

  • Allen, Nehemiah
  • Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833
  • Bowne, Samuel
  • Burling, Thomas, 1741-1820
  • Clarkson, Matthew, 1758-1825
  • Colden, Cadwallader D. (Cadwallader David), 1769-1834
  • Cornell, Robert C.
  • Duane, James, 1733-1797
  • Dunlap, William, 1766-1839
  • Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
  • Hegeman, Adrian, 1773-1826
  • Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843
  • McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786
  • Murray, John, --1758-1819
  • Seaman, Willet
  • Slocum, William T.
  • Smith, Melancton, --1744-1798
  • Tompkins, Daniel D., --1774-1825
  • Webster, Noah, --1758-1843
  • Woolsey, William Walton, --1766-1839

Document Type

  • Account books
  • Reports
  • Registers (lists)
  • Indentures

Subject Organizations

  • American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race [611]
  • New-York African Free-School

Subject Topics

  • Slave-trade -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Slavery -- New York (State)
  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- New York (State)
  • Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- New York
  • African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc.