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Population of Albany County & Indians 1689 - 1698.
Comparative table of populations in the Province of New York, 1703-1712.
An account of the families of Germans settled on Hudson's River in the Province of New York, 1718.
An account of the number of people in the Province of New York, A.D. 1723.
Relation d'une conspiration tramée par les nègres : dans l'îsle de S. Domingue
Appraisal of Property -- Samuel Turner Estate. [Appraisal of slaves from the estate of Samuel Turner, listing names of slaves and their values, 1772]
Statistics of the population of the Province of New York, 1647-1774. [Cover page]
Revolutionary War [Request for compensation to be paid to Nathaniel Seely for his slave, Amos Seely, who was killed in the Revolutionary War, 1783. Top reads "pay-table office, July 30th, 1783..."]
Lafayette, James Armistead [Facsimile of the Marquis de Lafayette's original certificate commending James Armistead Lafayette for his revolutionary war service with portrait after John B. Martin.]
Mary Wollstonecraft - A vindication of the rights of woman, P. 435
A vindication of the rights of woman, Pp. 414-415, Ch. 13
Begins "I certify that negro named Jenny is at liberty to hire herself for an honest livelihood..."
Letter begins, "We William Bryan Anderson Rice and Matthew Rice being first sworn..." Lists slaves, animals, etc and values for each.
Begins "I John Gassaway register of wills..."
Freedom paper for Noah Powers.
Certificate from County of NY of manumission for John Moore, dated April 28, 1813.
Letter stating that $500 was paid for the purchase of Joseph Boswell, signed by Langhorne.
Certificate by City and County of New York for Peter Seaman, dated April 23,1814.
Receipt for African American slave
Aprais [Appraisal]; Bill of the Estate of John Epperson.
Aprais [Appraisal]; Bill of the Estate of John Epperson.
State's conveyance of $500 to Edmund Bacon for slave, Maria.
[Manumission certificate for William Steward, mariner granted citizenship. Ship and dock scene at top.]
Official Decree Issued in Mendoza, Argentina
[Will and testament of Daniel Juzan.]
[Will and testament of Daniel Juzan.]
Black Society of the Tauza Nation, Argentina
Fletcher, Elizabeth [Affadavit certifying that Elizabeth Fletcher is a free woman. Top reads "District of Columbia, Washington County..."]
Partial letter from Caroline Weston to Anne Warren Weston, [1836?]
Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837 [October] 26

Letter from Angelina Emily Grimkè, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Queen o...

Sarah Moore Grimkè and Angelina Emily Grimkè write to Queen Victoria regarding human rights and slavery.They discuss their upbringing in Charleston, South Carolina and discuss the rise of anti-slavery societies... More

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Caroline Weston, [1838] Sept[ember] 25

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Caroline Westo...

Sophia Davenport writes to Caroline Weston in regards to her position as a governess in the home of the widow of General Ashley. She writes that this family is "one of the most affectionate, warm-hearted famili... More

List of estate items, including slaves. Top reads 'And appraisement Bill of the estate of Lucy Bryan...'
Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Anne Warren Weston, [1838] June 30

Letter from Sophia Davenport, St. Louis, [Missouri], to Anne Warren We...

Sophia Davenport writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to a brief survey of her eighteen-day journey to Missouri. She recalls a conversation with a Virginian, Mr. Shepherd, and other abolitionists from Ohio a... More

Letter from Mary Weston to Deborah Weston, Friday 26 July [1839?]
Letter from William Adam, Cambridge, [Mass.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Dec. 5, 1839
[Letter from abolitionist soliciting for Cradle of Liberty distributors. Top says "Boston, March 25, 1839, Dear Friends..." signed Maria Chapman.]
[Letter from abolitionist soliciting for Cradle of Liberty distributors. Top says "Boston, March 25, 1839, Dear Friends..." signed Maria Chapman.]
Extract of a letter from Deborah Weston, New Bedford, [Mass.], July 26th, 1839
Letter from Mary Wigham, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Maria Weston Chapman, [18]39 March 4

Letter from Mary Wigham, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Maria Weston Chapma...

Mary Wigham writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to re-opening correspondence with her which was discontinued by her predecessor. She writes of support from fellow laborers from "this side of the atlantic.... More

Schematic drawing of an English slave ship, possibly the Brookes, showing the layout of the cargo hold areas for transporting African slaves
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Boston, [Mass.], to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, April 21st, [1840]
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Boston, [Mass.], to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, April 21st, [1840]
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Boston, [Mass.], to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, April 21st, [1840]
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Boston, [Mass.], to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, April 21st, [1840]
Letter from Deborah Weston, [Boston, Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, Monday, 1 o'clock, [Nov. 17th, 1840]
Letter from Richard Hildreth, Demerara, [Guyana, South America], to Caroline Weston, Nov. 26, 1841
Letter from Francis Mary Harris Robbins, Brush Hill, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Anne Warren Weston, 1843 November 1

Letter from Francis Mary Harris Robbins, Brush Hill, Milton, [Massachu...

Frances Mary (Harris) Robbins writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to being anxious for news in her country solitude. Her society met last night at Dr. Palmer's, " and a very good time we had." Dr. Palmer di... More

Letter from Esther Sturge, New K[en]t Road, London, [England], to Maria Weston Chapman, 15th [day] 4th mo[nth] 1843
Bill of sale of slaves to settle estate debt. Top of letter says "Coleman Fund(?)".
Letter from Placide, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, July 21st 1849

Letter from Placide, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, J...

Writing under the nom de plume of "Placide", the author addresses William Lloyd Garrison to present a "candid statement" on the "late insurrection" in the Charleston Work House, as well as to highlight the "doi... More

Street seller of bird's nests
The street dog-seller
Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Brunswick, [Maine], to Gamaliel Bailey, [1851] March 9

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, Brunswick, [Maine], to Gamaliel Bai...

Harriet Beecher Stowe writes to Gamaliel Bailey in regards to writing a new story which will "give lights and shadows of the patriarchal institution." She writes of the evils of slavery. She writes of her admir... More

Poster warning Blacks in Boston - kidnappers.
The Groundsel Man "Click-we[o?]d and Grun sell!"
Receipt for $12,500 for slave purchase. Top reads 'Received December 19th, 1854, of D.W. Goodman...'
Slave traders branding an African woman at the Rio Pongo (in Guinea, West Africa). Taken from "Captain Canot, Twenty Years of an African Slaver," published 1854
View of chained African slaves in cargo hold of slave ship, measuring three feet and three inches high
Letter from Theodore Parker, Santa Cruz, [California], to Francis Jackson, 1859 March 21

Letter from Theodore Parker, Santa Cruz, [California], to Francis Jack...

Theodore Parker writes to Francis Jackson in regards to his health. He writes, "If I don't get better here you must make up your mind to let me go for if the air of Santa Cruz does not help me nothing will or c... More

Manumission certificate for Nathan Johnson from "State of Maryland, Baltimore City, Sct".
Slavery tax receipts for State of Virginia : 1860 and 1862. For Peter S. Roller.
Davidson, F. L., [Note from Davidson of Water Valley, offering his slave blacksmith for hire. Top reads "Water Valley August 23, 1861..."]
Bill of sale for 3 slaves sold to Jacob Adler in Jonesboro for $4500.
Certification of witnesses that Laurens was worth $2,000; April 6, 1863.
Owner's proof on claim for slave lost in public service, December 4, 1863.
Doctor's certificate on death of slave Laurens while in the service of Confederate States building fortifications on James Island, S. C., March 26, 1863.
Petition for compensation for slave impressed into military service ; Civil War.
[A valuation on Larens, a slave, by a witness who knew him; December 4, 1864.]
Original receipt for $2,000 compensation obtained by L. Warren Nelson; Columbia, South Carolina, 15 October, 1864.
Thompson, Alfred. [Application of Eliza Mercer of Howard County, Maryland, for compensation for the war service of her slave, Alfred Thompson, an enlistee in the 39th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops, Company D., 1865.]
The street girl's end
Cissereitta [Sisseretta] Jones; [Black Patti.]
Toussaint L'Ouverture.
The slave

The slave

In ancient Rome, the beautiful Nerada is courted by Deletius, a wealthy patrician, but she marries the sculptor Alachus instead. Several years later, the sculptor's family is in dire straits, their child dying ... More

Black Mammy.  Tempsie Staton, North Carolina.
Map showing comparison between the Jewish population of New York and that of the countries of Western Europe, South America, Canada and Palestine
South Boston Lithuanians, 1920-1921 : an area impression map of social & economic structure

South Boston Lithuanians, 1920-1921 : an area impression map of social...

"Source: Sampson & Murdock, the Boston directory, 1920; the Boston register & business directory, 1921." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo. Her i Herslebsgate.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo. Her i Herslebsgate.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo. Her i Herslebsgate.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Björnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo. Her i Herslebs gate.

Inga Björnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo. Her i Herslebs gate.

Inga Björnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo. Her i Herslebs gate.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Inga Bjørnson på utflukt med barn fra Oslo.

Rosa Parks Papers: Miscellany, 1934-2005; Keepsake portfolio A; Emptied portfolio, undated
And so they live

And so they live

Film depicts white rural poverty in Kentucky and the quality of children's education. Narrator: Storrs Haynes. Commentary revised by Edwin Locke ; music by Lee Grön. Filmed in Kentucky in 1940. Source used: Na... More

Population - 1647; Gov. Stuyvesant to the States General; An account of the number of inhabitants in ye Several Counties of New Yorke taken by the High Sheriffs and Justices of the Peace in each respective county; as p order of His Excell. the Earl of Bellomont Governr &c. anno 1698.
Rosa Parks Papers: Oversize, 1900-2006; Subject File; Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development, 1998 (Container 16)
eceipt for $1235.00 for sale of Albert to S.O. Wood, Receipt for $1,310.00 for purchase of slave Susan
Bill of sale for mulatto man for $1000. Top reads 'The state of South Carolina...signed Henry Trescot.'
List of estate items with slaves at bottom of second page. Top reads "Inventory of the estate of John Ivan (?)'
List of estate items with slaves at bottom of second page. Top reads "Inventory of the estate of John Ivan (?)'
Amount of the value of the imports and exports from and to New York, for three years from 1717, to 1720.
An abstract of the whole amount of duties of the several commodities hereunder mentioned, from 5th June 1721, until the 5th day of June 1725 inclusive; [From Journals of the General Assembly.]
Number of Negroes imported from 1701 - 1726; An acco't of what Negro slaves have been imported into his Majesties Province of New York as taken from the Custom House Books between the year 1701 & this present year 1726.
An account of the annual amount of the imports and exports from and to New York, from Christmas, 1723 to Christmas 1728.
Auction and Brokerage Business Opening
Nancy - A woman of colour or negro
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