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Slavery, Enslaved Persons, and Free Blacks in the Americas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS101
Abstract Materials in this collection of 45 documents pertain to the institution of slavery in the Americas. The documents include correspondence on the slave trade, assignments on chain gangs, bills of sale, manumission papers, and wills and bequests. They also include letters providing character references for free Black people, reports on a school in an African American religious community in Baltimore, Maryland, and an indenture agreement between a printer and an apprentice.
Dates: 1750-1895

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  • Subject: Freed persons X