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African American Documents 18th-19th Century

 Collection
Identifier: MS101
Abstract This small collection of documents and correspondence pertains to Africans and their descendents in the Americas in the 18th and 19th centuries. Slavery materials from Rhode Island, Cape of Good Hope, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Virginia include correspondence on the slave trade and slave cargos, assignments on chain gangs, bills of sale, manumission papers, and wills with bequests regarding slaves. Free African Americans in Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts...

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  • Repository: Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections X
  • Subject: African Americans X