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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
Phone: (212) 873-3400


© 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
Description is in English
using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series VIII - Financial Documents, 1726-1862, and undated, 1726-1862, and undated

Subseries 1 - Accounts, 1736-1807, undated, 1736-1807, undated

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically. This subseries contains assorted accounts relating to slave ownership and trade from Georgia, Maryland, Rhode Island, Havana and places not named.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Accounts
1736-1807, undated

Subseries 2 - Receipts and exchanges, 1726-1862, 1726-1862

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically. Includes assorted receipts and exchanges for slaves from Pennsylvania, New York, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Receipts and exchanges
1726-1862

Subseries 3 - John Joyce, Receipts, 1785-1790, 1785-1790

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically. Contains receipts for sale of slaves in Kingston, Jamaica, including two in Spanish.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Receipts of John Joyce
1785-1790

Subseries 4 - "Returns of taxable property," 1814, 1819, 1814, 1819

Scope and Contents note

This subseries houses two printed forms, one completed with information for all the taxable property in St. Paul's Parish, [Charleston, S. C.] 1814, and one for the taxable property of John Cart, Jr. St. Michael's Parish, Charleston District [Charleston, S. C.], 1819.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Returns of taxable property
1814, 1819

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