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Guide to the Slavery Collection
1709-1899
 MS 569

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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
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Container List

Series VI - Manifests, 1812-1855, 1812-1855

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically.

These manifests list Negroes, Mulattos, and persons of color taken aboard various vessels to be transported, mostly from Alexandria, Va., to be sold or disposed of as slaves. These documents list the slave's name, sex, age, height, color, owner or shipper's name and place of residence, and the consignee's name and place of residence.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 16 Manifests
1838-1849
Box: 5 Folder : 17 Manifests
1812-1855

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