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Guide to the Slavery Collection
1709-1899
 MS 569

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Megan Hahn. Machine-readable finding aid created by Melissa Haley, March 2002, and Alex Poole, August 2009. Entered in Archivists' Toolkit by Jefferson Bailey, October 2010.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 14, 2013
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Subject Names

  • Bolton, Charles, of Barbados
  • Brown, Samuel, of Boston
  • Duncan, John, Ship Captain
  • Godfrey, Caleb
  • Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879
  • Hopewell, Hugh
  • Johnson, Samuel, Ship Captain
  • Moran, Richard
  • Rogers, Thomas, Ship Captain
  • Rux, A. J.
  • Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
  • Stokes, E.H.
  • Taggart, Samuel C.
  • Taylor, William, Ship Captain
  • Thornton, John, of Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Vernon, Samuel
  • Vernon, William, 1719-1806
  • Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895
  • White, Thomas, Merchant
  • Wood, Joseph, Merchant
  • Yates, Charles, 1727-1809

Document Type

  • Accounts
  • Birth certificates
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Correspondence
  • Deeds
  • Estate inventories
  • Indentures
  • Receipts
  • Ships' manifests

Subject Organizations

  • Active. (Schooner)
  • Adams and Griffith.
  • Ascension. (Ship)
  • Casada Gardin.
  • Gardner and Dean.
  • Hare. (Sloop)
  • Little Sally. (Schooner)
  • Louisa. (Sloop)
  • Marigold. (Brig)
  • Orange. (Ship)
  • Othello. (Ship)
  • Pacific. (Ship)
  • Royall Charlotte. (Brig)
  • TittBitt. (Sloop)
  • Venus. (Ship)

Subject Topics

  • Antislavery movements--United States
  • Fugitive slaves--United States
  • Slave bills of sale--United States
  • Slave records--United States
  • Slave traders--Rhode Island
  • Slave traders--United States
  • Slave-trade--Rhode Island
  • Slave-trade--United States
  • Slave-trade--West Indies
  • Slaveholders--United States
  • Slavery--United States