Slavery papers, 1799-1818.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Slavery papers, 1799-1818 [manuscript].
Collection number: 2092
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Abstract: Notes regarding legal cases involving slaves in New York City, 1799-1818; bills of sale for slaves, Stokes County, N.C., 1801, and Wake County, N.C., 1818; a list of slaves and values, no place indicated, undated; and a slave pass (typed transcription), Darlington, S.C., undated.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Miscellaneous papers relating to slavery, including an undated slave list (no place indicated); a copy of a slave pass written by Major Hugh Lide, formerly a senator from Darlington, South Carolina (n.d.); a copy of New York City court records of cases relating to slavery, including the physical assault of Isabel Foster, enslaved woman, and her infant child  (1799-1818); a bill of sale for a slave in Stokes County, North Carolina (1801); and a bill of sale for a slave referred to as “Negro Boy Peter,” conveyed by Kendrick Myatt to the Misses Pulliam, Raleigh, North Carolina.

This collection has been digitized and is available online. Click here to link to the finding aid for this collection and to access the digitized content.

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