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To all persons whom these may concern in the several townes, and plantations of the United Colonies in New-England. It is hereby declared, that his highness the Lord Protectour of the Common wealth of England &c. hath commissioned and impowered

To all persons whom these may concern in the several townes, and plant...

Reproduction. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 3.

From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November 23. To Saturday November 27, 1714. By the King, a proclamation. Declaring His Majesty’s pleasure for continuing the officers in His Majesty’s plantations, till His Majesty’s p

From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November ...

Positive Photostat.; Proclamation.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio ... more

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1750. Related name: Walter Parlange. Built by Marquis Vincent de Ternant. Brick molds and whip saws still in basement. All materials used prepa... more

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1750. Related name: Walter Parlange. Built by Marquis Vincent de Ternant. Brick molds and whip saws still in basement. All materials used prepa... more

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1750. Related name: Walter Parlange. Built by Marquis Vincent de Ternant. Brick molds and whip saws still in basement. All materials used prepa... more

A map of the British and French dominions in North America with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations,

A map of the British and French dominions in North America with the ro...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Spine title: Map of North America. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. First impression of 1st ed. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy annotated in ink. LC copy im... more

A map of the British plantations on the continent of North America, according to the notes and improvements of Mr. Bolton, made in the original of Mr. Danville; with the history of each colony in the margin.

A map of the British plantations on the continent of North America, ac...

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "West longitude from Ferro." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 87 Includes historic notes and text on "Fourteen British colonies including Newfo... more

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations,

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the r...

Relief shown pictorially. Second impression of 1st ed. Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 38 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late ... more

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations,

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the r...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Second ed. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 40 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those c... more

A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole sea-coast; all the islands, inlets, rivers, creeks, parishes, townships, boroughs, roads, and bridges; as also, several plantations, with their proper boundary-lines, their names, and the names of their proprietors.

A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole se...

Scale ca. 1:310,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax ... " Includes indexes of propietors of land in South Carolina and Georgia. LC Maps of North Am... more

A map of South Carolina from the Savannah Sound to St. Helena's Sound, with the several plantations, their proper boundary lines, their names, and the names of the proprietors included and the grants of lands belonging to Landgrave William Hodgson, coloured green and edged with red with additional plans of those plots which have been resurvey'd by order of Messrs. Boss & Brailsford the purchasers from Hodgson, who inherited from his ancestors, as they had their original grant, from the Palatinate Lord Carteret &c.

A map of South Carolina from the Savannah Sound to St. Helena's Sound,...

Scale ca. 1:167,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and edges. "F. AE. A." Includes list of proprietors and index to their lands. LC Maps o... more

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations,

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the r...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. First impression of 3d ed. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude west from London." LC copy two imperfect: Deteriorated in upper portion. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... more

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations,

A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the r...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Second impression of 3d ed. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 42 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late s... more

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the inhabitants of the plantations in this Colony, not incorporated, and some of the inhabitants of the neighbouring colonies, together with a number of the late inhabitants of the

In Provincial congress Watertown, June 15, 1775. Whereas some of the i...

Photographic copy.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfol... more

A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, to Samuel Holland, Esqr., His Majesty's Surveyor General of Lands for the Northern District of North America,

A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orde...

Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings and color. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... more

A map of the British colonies in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & Plantations,

A map of the British colonies in North America, with the roads, distan...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Hand colored. Fourth ed. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 43 Includes text and inset "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those c... more

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plantations within this Colony, not incorporated be, and they are hereby impowered to call a meeting of the inhabitants; which meeting shall be warned by a justice of the peace, w

In the House of representatives. Feb. 15, 1776. Resolved that the plan...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, March session A. D. 1777. This Assembly being under great concern that no attempts hath as yet been made against the enemy upon Rhode-Island, which they consider as a great d

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly,...

Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 164, Folder 12.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In General, Assembly, Feb. session 1778. Whereas the fines for non-attendance of jurors, at the several courts within this State are found insufficient for the purpose intended ... It is further

State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In General, Assembly...

Evans 16038.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 164, Folder 14.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In council of war, March 12, 1779 ... a true copy: witness, William Coddington, Clerk. Providence: Printed by John Carter.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In council of war, M...

Evans 16498.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 164, Folder 19a.

State of Massachusetts-Bay in convention, June 16, 1780. Whereas, upon due examination of the returns made by the several towns and plantations within this state, it appears that more than two thirds of the inhabitants, thereof who have voted on

State of Massachusetts-Bay in convention, June 16, 1780. Whereas, upon...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 41, Folder 3. Copy scanned: 1

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of representatives. June 16, 1781. Whereas it is now absolutely necessary that the whole number of men required of the several towns and plantations in this Commonwealth ... [Boston, Printed by Benjami

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of representatives. June 1...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 41, Folder 17.

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, August session, A. D. 1781. An act for proportioning the supplies of beef to the several towns in this State for the support of the army for the months of October and Novembe

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly,...

Evans 17340.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 165, Folder 8.

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, August session, 1781. An act for incorporating and bringing into the field five hundred able-bodied effective men, of the militia, to serve within this State, for one month,

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly,...

Evans 17339.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 165, Folder 7.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, February session, 1782. Whereas great frauds have been committed, and the recruiting service greatly injured by designing persons engaging recruits for the continental servic

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly,...

Evans 17700.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 165, Folder 11.

State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly June session, 1783. An act laying an impost of two per centum, ad valorem, upon certain articles herein mentioned, for the purpose of paying the annual interest arising upon t

State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly ...

Evans 18856.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 165, F... more

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly, December session, A. D. 1783. Whereas the most Honorable the Congress of the United States, in and by a certain resolution passed the fourth day of September, A. D. 1782, did

State of Rhode Island and Providence plantations. In General Assembly,...

Evans 18157.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 165, Folder 14.

A view of the sea & beach, from Mr. James Newbolds plantation, near Indian River / Trenchard sculp.

A view of the sea & beach, from Mr. James Newbolds plantation, near In...

Print shows building on the waterfront of the Indian River Bay in Delaware. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Tr... more

An act to continue an act intituled, "And act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the states of Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island and Provedence plantations." so far as the same respects the states of Georgia …

An act to continue an act intituled, "And act declaring the assent of ...

Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 216, Folder 2a.

At a General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In the House of representatives, June 18, A. D. 1796. The underwritten representatives dissent from the bill for establishing an estimate of the value of rateable pro

At a General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence plan...

Evans 31095.; Providence, R. I. Town meeting.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Po... more

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In Senate, June 14, 1804. Resolved, that the selectmen of the several towns and district, and the assessors of the unincorporated plantations … [Boston, 1804].

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In Senate, June 14, 1804. Resolved, tha...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 47, Folder 21. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 47, Folder 21. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images an... more

A map of the estate of Peter Langford Brooke, Esq., called the Wood situated in the Parish of St. John's, Antigua /

A map of the estate of Peter Langford Brooke, Esq., called the Wood si...

Includes indexes and statistical data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-18

A plan of the estate called Jonas's situated in the division of North Sound in the island of Antigua, the property of Peter Langford Brooke, Esqr. /

A plan of the estate called Jonas's situated in the division of North ...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes, statistical data, and col. ill. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-21

A ground plan of the works and buildings on the estate of Peter Langford Brooke, Esq., called Jonas's in the division of North Sound in the island of Antigua /

A ground plan of the works and buildings on the estate of Peter Langfo...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index and inset. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-20

A ground plan of the works and buildings on the Wood Estate of Peter Langford Brooke, Esq., situated in the Parish of St. John's, Antigua /

A ground plan of the works and buildings on the Wood Estate of Peter L...

Includes index, 2 insets, and col. coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-23

A plan of the stock estate called Olivers in the division of St. John's, Antigua, the property of Peter Langford Brooke, Esq

A plan of the stock estate called Olivers in the division of St. John'...

Located in Parish of Saint John. Includes index and col. coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-19

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vernon]

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vern...

Drawing shows a preliminary sketch, set on a grid, of the circular drive in front of the manor house at Mount Vernon, including outbuildings on the left and tall trees in the background. Title devised by Librar... more

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor ... of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. A proclamation. Whereas I have this day received from his Excellency John Tyler, President of the United States, a communication touching t

By His Excellency Samuel Ward King, Governor ... of the State of Rhode...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 169, Folder 15. Copy scanned: 1

The tree of liberty.  The free population of the United States enjoying the refreshing shade of the tree of liberty

The tree of liberty. The free population of the United States enjoyin...

A somewhat puzzling commentary on two issues: slavery and economic protectionism. The date of the print is uncertain, but it may have appeared as part of the reaction against the Walker Tariff of 1846. A Northe... more

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the original surveys of the United States, which show the townships, sections, or mile squares, Spanish grants, settlement rights & c., also the plantations with the owners names engraved thereon /

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the orig...

Shows land ownership. Includes insets: New Orleans 29 x 21 cm. and land districts 18 x 19 cm. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

U.S. Reports: Dorsey v. Packwood, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 126 (1852)

U.S. Reports: Dorsey v. Packwood, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 126 (1852)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 53; Howard Volume 12; December Term, 1851; Greenberry Dorsey, Complainant and Appellant, v. Samuel Packwood

U.S. Reports: McAfee et al. v. Crofford, 54 U.S. (13 How.) 447 (1852)

U.S. Reports: McAfee et al. v. Crofford, 54 U.S. (13 How.) 447 (1852)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 54; Howard Volume 13; December Term, 1851; Morgan McAfee, Madison McAfee, and James Alford, Plaintiffs in error, v. James T. Crofford

Buckingham Hall

Buckingham Hall

Book title page and frontispiece showing large plantation house. Illus. in: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" contrasted with Buckingham Hall, the planter's home, or a fair view of both sides of the slavery question, by Robe... more

hemp palm from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agriculture, horticulture, and botany of China. Third edition, etc"

hemp palm from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the Briti...

This image has been taken from scan 000398 from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agricu... more

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the original surveys of the United States, which show the townships, sections, or mile squares, Spanish grants, settlement rights & c., also the plantations with the owners names engraved thereon /

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the orig...

Shows land ownership. Includes insets: New Orleans 29 x 21 cm. and land districts 18 x 19 cm. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

map from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agriculture, horticulture, and botany of China. Third edition, etc"

map from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea...

This image has been taken from scan 000345 from "Two visits to the Tea countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in the Himalaya; with a ... full description of the culture of the Tea plant, the agricu... more

Coca plantation, Peru Ancient Quichua Indian hut, Cochabamba, Bolivia ; Encamped near Huancayo, Valley of Juaja, Peru ; View to the douth from Huanta, Peru by Lieut't. L. Gibbon, U.S.N. ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co. Phila

Coca plantation, Peru Ancient Quichua Indian hut, Cochabamba, Bolivia ...

Prints show, in the first illustration, a view of a coca plantation with many rows of coca bushes; second illustration shows an ancient clay and stone dome-shaped hut with arched entrance, a native woman approa... more

U.S. Reports: Coiron et al v. Millaudon et al, 60 U.S. (19 How.) 113 (1857)

U.S. Reports: Coiron et al v. Millaudon et al, 60 U.S. (19 How.) 113 (...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 60; Howard Volume 19; December Term, 1856; Pierre Felix Coiron and Marie J. T. Coiron, a Minor, by her next friend, Pierre Felix Coiron, Appellants, v. Laurent Millaudon, Edward... more

[Stirrup Branch Plantation, Bishopville, S.C., on the 75th birthday of Capt. James Rembert, June 8, 1857 - rear view of house with slaves arranged by rank]

[Stirrup Branch Plantation, Bishopville, S.C., on the 75th birthday of...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 11334. Exhibited: "Only Skin Deep" at the International Center of Photography, New York City, N.Y., 2003-2004.

Norman's chart of the lower Mississippi River,

Norman's chart of the lower Mississippi River,

Scale ca. 1:140,000. Alternate title: From Natchez to New Orleans. Hand colored. Cadastral map showing landowners. LC copy 2 imperfect: Pieces missing primarily along outside margin and discolored. Shows planta... more

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations"

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantati...

This image has been taken from scan 000147 from volume 02 of "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created b... more

U.S. Reports: Cucullu v. Emmerling, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 83 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Cucullu v. Emmerling, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 83 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 63; Howard Volume 22; December Term, 1859; Joseph S. Cucullu, Plaintiff in Error, v. Louis Emmerling

U.S. Reports: McMicken's Executors v. Perin, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 282 (1860)

U.S. Reports: McMicken's Executors v. Perin, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 282 (18...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 63; Howard Volume 22; December Term, 1859; Charles McMicken's Executors, viz: William Crossman, Freeman G. Carey, and William M. F. Hewson, v. Franklin Perin

U.S. Reports: Jeter v. Hewitt et al., 63 U.S. (22 How.) 352 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Jeter v. Hewitt et al., 63 U.S. (22 How.) 352 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 63; Howard Volume 22; December Term, 1859; John P. Jeter, Plaintiff in Error, v. James Hewitt, Mulville Heron, and Mary Conrad

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations"

map from "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantati...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created b... more

U.S. Reports: Kock v. Emmerling, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 69 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Kock v. Emmerling, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 69 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 63; Howard Volume 22; December Term, 1859; Charles Kock, Plaintiff in Error, v. Louis Emmerling

U.S. Reports: Adams v. Preston, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 473 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Adams v. Preston, 63 U.S. (22 How.) 473 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 63; Howard Volume 22; December Term, 1859; Mary Fort Adams, Administratrix of John Hagan, Jun., deceased, Appellant, v. John S. Preston and Caroline M. Preston his Wife

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

The "Great Barn," a huge mule barn completed in 1860 at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

The "Great Barn," a huge mule barn completed in 1860 at Historic Stagv...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Road through the pines leading to Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Road through the pines leading to Historic Stagville, a North Carolina...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Relics displayed at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Relics displayed at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Outdoor privy, or "outhouse," at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Outdoor privy, or "outhouse," at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Outdoor privy, or "outhouse," at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Outdoor privy, or "outhouse," at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

The Bennehan Home at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

The Bennehan Home at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic sit...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Verplank House on the Hudson

Verplank House on the Hudson

Stereograph showing a side view of Verplank house and plantation. Handwritten note on verso: "At Aunt Sadies on the Hudson by S.W. [last name illegible]. FWC 6/5/41. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part o... more

Shed at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Shed at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outs...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

The Horton House at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

The Horton House at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Detail of the "Great Barn," a huge mule barn completed in 1860 at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Detail of the "Great Barn," a huge mule barn completed in 1860 at Hist...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Old barn at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Old barn at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

The Horton House at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

The Horton House at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Slave quarters at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

Remnants of tools, displayed on the wall of a slave cabin at Historic Stagville, a North Carolina historic site on the outskirts of Durham

Remnants of tools, displayed on the wall of a slave cabin at Historic ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The site comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantations belonged to the Bennehan... more

The "contraband" schottische

The "contraband" schottische

A sheet music cover with a comic scene of escaping slaves, produced around the time of Union general Benjamin F. Butler's declaration of such fugitives as contraband of war. (See "The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine," n... more

The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine

The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine

On May 27, 1861, Benjamin Butler, commander of the Union army in Virginia and North Carolina, decreed that slaves who fled to Union lines were legitimate "contraband of war," and were not subject to return to t... more

Mansion of John E. Seabrook, Edisto Island, S.C.

Mansion of John E. Seabrook, Edisto Island, S.C.

Photograph shows two men, probably soldiers, posed in front of the Seabrook house with a third man off to the side in the garden. Title inscribed in ink on the front of the mount. Gladstone's inventory code and... more

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Photograph shows slaves working in the sweet potato fields on the Hopkinson plantation. Title inscribed in ink on front of the mount. Date from similar photograph on mount at the New York Public Library. Capti... more

[Large group of slaves(?) standing in front of buildings on Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina]

[Large group of slaves(?) standing in front of buildings on Smith's Pl...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Century plant 85 years old, Seabrook's Plantation

Century plant 85 years old, Seabrook's Plantation

Photograph shows two slaves working near a Century (Agave) plant near the waterfront, Seabrook's Plantation, with soldiers sitting on the dock in the background. Title from item. Title inscribed in ink on the f... more

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows soldiers and slaves in front of the slave quarters on Drayton's plantation. Title from item. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.27... more

Seabrook's negro quarters

Seabrook's negro quarters

Photograph shows an aerial view of the slave quarters at Seabrook's Plantation.

Nursery at Elliot's Plantation, Hilton Head, S.C.

Nursery at Elliot's Plantation, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows slaves sitting in from of a building described at the "nursery". Title from item. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Edge loss on the upper right corner of the mount. Title is inscribed... more

Seabrook's from the wharf

Seabrook's from the wharf

Photograph shows John E. Seabrook's house as seen from the docks. Includes a few soldiers in a row boat. Image shows cotton drying on the lawn to the left and right of the house. Title inscribed in ink on the f... more